- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
House Committee on Ways and MeansHouse Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedOctober 4th, 2013
- house Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
Medicare Home Health Fraud Reduction Act
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a maximum threshold for episode reimbursement to skilled home health agencies under Medicare.
Medicare Home Health Fraud Reduction Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments to a skilled home health agency under the prospective payment system for any episode of care to the extent that it exceeds the applicable episode utilization limit established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Specifies the formula for establishing an episode utilization limit for a skilled home health agency.