To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.
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 ``Infant Protection and Baby Switching Prevention Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. MEDICARE PAYMENTS TO HOSPITALS CONTINGENT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF SECURITY PROCEDURES REGARDING INFANT PATIENT PROTECTION AND BABY SWITCHING.
(a) Agreements With Hospitals.--Section 1866(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395cc(a)(1)) is amended-- (1) in subparagraph (V), by striking ``and'' at the end; (2) in the subparagraph (W) added by section 3005(1)(C) of Public Law 111-148, by moving its margin 2 ems to the left and by striking the period at the end and inserting a comma; (3) in the subparagraph (W) added by section 6406(b)(3) of such Act, by redesignating such subparagraph as subparagraph (X), by moving its margin 2 ems to the left, and by striking the period at the end and inserting ``, and''; and (4) by inserting after subparagraph (X), as so redesignated, the following new subparagraph: ``(Y) in the case of hospitals and critical access hospitals that provide neonatal or infant care, to...