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house Bill H.R. 5290

More Doctors, More Choices Act of 2010

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMay 12th, 2010

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More Doctors, More Choices Act of 2010

Official Title

To permit physicians and suppliers a new election to become Medicare participating physicians and suppliers if Medicare physician fee schedule rates are extended.


More Doctors, More Choices Act 0f 2010 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), if a Medicare SGR extension law is enacted during the 111th Congress, to permit a non-participating physician or supplier who furnishes (or may furnish) services for which payment is made under the Medicare physician fee schedule (or would be so made but for a private contract with a Medicare beneficiary) to elect during a certain period to become a Medicare participating physician or supplier. Defines Medicare SGR extension law as one that extends or revises for at least one year the amount of the conversion factor used in updating payments under the physicians fee schedule so that it is not lower than the conversion factor for May 2010.

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