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Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a clinical trail to determine the efficiency and economic feasibility of providing medicare coverage for personal emergency response systems.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/25/1989Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
05/15/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/27/1989Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
04/25/1989Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/1989Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/1989Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means04/25/1989 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health04/27/1989 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce04/25/1989 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment05/15/1989 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/25/1989)

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a clinical trial in order to determine the efficiency and economic feasibility of providing Medicare (title XVIII of the Social Security Act) coverage for personal emergency response systems.

Requires each personal emergency response system to include, for purposes of the clinical trial: (1) communication equipment located in the home which transmits signals for emergency medical assistance over the telephone; (2) a local response center to monitor such signals; and (3) medical personnel or other persons to provide emergency medical assistance.

Appropriates specified amounts from the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund in FY 1989 and 1990 to carry out this Act.

Directs the Secretary to transmit to the Congress a report containing the findings and conclusions of the clinical trial, along with any legislative recommendations.