Like Countable?

Install the App
TRY NOW

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The house has not voted
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedFebruary 12th, 2009

Bill Details

Official 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.

Suggest an update to this bill using our form.

Title

Hospice Protection Act

Official Title

A bill to impose a temporary moratorium on the phase out of the Medicare hospice budget neutrality adjustment factor.

Summary

Hospice Protection Act - Establishes a temporary moratorium on the phase out of the Medicare hospice Budget Neutrality Adjustment Factor (BNAF). Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, between enactment of this Act and December 31, 2009, to recompute and apply the final Medicare hospice wage index for FY2009 as if the BNAF had remained in place with no reduction.