Senate Bill 3350
116th Congress(2019-2020)
State Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 27, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 27, 2020
Latest Action
Feb 27, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
3350
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Idaho
Indiana
Missouri
Montana
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

State Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act

This bill alters certain requirements relating to inspection and certification of Medicare skilled nursing facilities that are also state veterans homes.

Specifically, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to treat state veterans homes that are inspected and determined to meet applicable standards set by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as also meeting applicable standards for skilled nursing facilities under Medicare. The CMS must also use VA inspection reports for such facilities in lieu of state inspection reports for purposes of the Nursing Home Compare website.

Text (1)
February 27, 2020
Actions (2)
02/27/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
02/27/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 14, 2020 3:36:26 PM
Updated
Jul 24, 2020 3:00:09 PM