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Get to know MIPPA’s hospital-related provisions

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, October 1, 2008

On July 15, Congress enacted the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA). The timeline for MIPPA is as follows:

  • Passed by House of Representatives: June 24
  • Passed by Senate: July 9
  • Vetoed by President George W. Bush: July 15
  • Veto overridden: July 15
  • Effective date: Varies by provision

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