Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010
|Long title||Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010|
|Enacted by the||111th United States Congress|
The Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 is a federal law of the United States, enacted in 2010. The law was first introduced into the House as H.R. 4994 on April 13, 2010 by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) with 20 cosponsors. It was then referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on the Budget.
Elements of the law
The law prevented implementation of the 2010 conversion factor for the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The SGR determines how much money Medicare will pay physicians and other health care providers for health services. Pursuant to this law, the SGR will not be modified until January 1, 2012.
- H.R. 4994, Legislative History
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