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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2013

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Title

Hospital Payment Fairness Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for fairness in hospital payments under the Medicare program.

Summary

Hospital Payment Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to sunset on October 1, 2013, the application of budget neutrality on a national basis in the calculation of the Medicare hospital wage index floor. (PPACA requires application of the budget neutrality requirement associated with the effect of the imputed rural floor on the area wage index under the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 through a uniform national, instead of state-by-state, adjustment to the area hospital wage index floor.)