To provide for fiscal accountability for new direct funding under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act by converting its direct funding into authorizations of appropriations and by rescinding unobligated direct funding.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Healthcare Fiscal Accountability Act of 2011''.
SEC. 2. CONVERTING PPACA DIRECT FUNDING TO AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS AND RESCINDING UNOBLIGATED PPACA DIRECT FUNDING.
(a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for each provision described in column 1 in the table specified in subsection (b), the following rules shall apply: (1) Direct appropriations.-- (A) Conversion to authorizations of appropriations.--For each such provision that provides for a direct appropriation of funds for fiscal year 2012 or a subsequent fiscal year and for which special rule #1 or special rule #2 does not apply under column 3 of such table, such appropriation is deemed only to be an authorization of appropriations and amounts are available under such provision only pursuant to appropriations made after the date of the enactment of this Act. (B) Rescission of unobligated appropriations.--Of the funds available pursuant to a direct appropriation under such provision for which special rule #1 or special rule #2 does not apply under column 3 of such table, the unobligated balance is rescinded. (2) Fund transfers.-- (A) Conversion to authorization of transfer subject to appropriations.--For each such provision that provides for a...