|Subcommittee on Health and Environment||Referral|
|House Ways and Means||Referral|
|Subcommittee on Health||Referral|
|Rep Bass, Charles F. - 4/11/2000||Rep Canady, Charles T. - 4/11/2000|
|Rep Cook, Merrill - 4/11/2000||Rep Fowler, Tillie - 7/24/2000|
|Rep Hayworth, J. D. - 6/8/2000||Rep Kelly, Sue W. - 4/11/2000|
|Rep Souder, Mark E. - 4/12/2000|
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.
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.