H.R.4236 - Seniors Health Choice Preservation Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
Summary: H.R.4236 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)
Seniors Health Choice Preservation Act of 2000 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with regard to: (1) application of the budget neutrality principle to the new Medicare+Choice risk adjustment methodology; (2) establishment of health-status risk adjustment methodology; (3) an additional minimum annual increase in Medicare+Choice capitation rates; and (4) payment of an additional drug inflation differential for Medicare+Choice plans offering qualified prescription drug coverage.
Introduced in House (04/11/2000)
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to discontinue immediately all activity related to requiring Medicare+Choice organizations to submit encounter data for sites other than hospital inpatient departments, before final regulations are promulgated implementing the health-status risk adjustment methodology established under this Act.