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S.328 - Strengthening Rural Access to Emergency Services Act

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications systems to satisfy requirements with respect to having a physician available to stabilize an individual with an emergency medical condition under the Medicare program. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications systems to satisfy requirements with respect to having a physician available to stabilize an individual with an emergency medical condition under the Medicare program. as introduced.
  • Short: Strengthening Rural Access to Emergency Services Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Strengthening Rural Access to Emergency Services Act - Amends title XVI of the Social Security Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications systems to satisfy requirements for having a physician available to stabilize an i

Official Summary

Strengthening Rural Access to Emergency Services Act - Amends title XVI of the Social Security Act to allow certain critical access hospitals and sole community hospitals to use interactive telecommunications systems to satisfy requirements for having a physician available to stabilize an individual with an emergency medical condition. Limits this allowance to circumstances where:
(1) the physician available by such interactive telecommunications system is board certified in emergency medicine or pediatric emergency medicine, and
(2) a nurse practitioner or physician assistant is onsite in the emergency department.

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