H.R.6138. ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018

United States Senate
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Summary

                    Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Transparency Act of 2018 or ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to specify the criteria used to exclude certain procedures from the list of covered surgical procedures that may be performed in an ambulatory surgical center under Medicare. The CMS may not exclude a procedure on the basis that the procedure can only be reported using an unlisted surgical procedure code.  The bill also requires the expert outside advisory panel that reviews the Medicare prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services to include at least one ambulatory surgical center representative. 
                

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Actions

  • Senate IntroReferral: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

    Wed, Jul 25th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7116-7118)

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6138.

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered under suspension of the rules.

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: Mr. Nunes moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7116-7117)

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Floor: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

    Tue, Jul 24th 2018
  • House Calendars: Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 643.

    Tue, Jul 17th 2018
  • House Discharge: Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.

    Tue, Jul 17th 2018
  • House Committee: Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-831, Part I.

    Tue, Jul 17th 2018
  • House Committee: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

    Wed, Jun 27th 2018
  • House Committee: Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.

    Thu, Jun 21st 2018
  • House Committee: Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.

    Thu, Jun 21st 2018
  • House IntroReferral: Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

    Tue, Jun 19th 2018