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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJuly 29th, 2009

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Official Title

To allow for the continuation of critical access hospital designation for certain hospitals in geographic areas experiencing population growth.


Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permit the continuation of the critical access hospital (CAH) designation for certain hospitals under the Medicare rural hospital flexibility program that were originally designated as CAHs but whose rural areas were subsequently redesignated urban areas.

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