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HR 3611

Title: Healthcare Outcomes Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Erik Paulsen (REP-MN)

...This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to replace the existing methodology for calculating Medicare payment adjustments for subsection (d) hospitals based on outcomes in readmissions and complications with a new methodology based on value-based outcomes in those and other areas. (In general, a ""subsection (d) hospital"" is an acute care hospital that receives payments under Medicare's inpatient prospective payment system.)</p> <p>Specifically, the bill: (1) establishes a methodology for determining a hospital's financial impact attributable to complications, readmissions, return emergency room visits, and post-acute care episode expenditures; and (2) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to select ...

Introduced in House 07/28/2017
Introduced in House 07/28/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 07/28/2017

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08/15/2017 - HR 3611 (Introduced+in+House)
07/28/2017 - HR 3611 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
    () - U.S. Representative

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