H.R.421 - Medicare EKG Payment Restoration Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 01/05/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/10/1993 See H.R.2264. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.421 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/1993)
Medicare EKG Payment Restoration Act of 1993 - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to reestablish separate payment for the interpretation of electrocardiograms (EKGs) that are ordered or performed during an office visit to or consultation with a physician.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) establish separate fee schedule amounts for such EKG interpretations; (2) establish practice guidelines for EKG use by physicians; (3) develop a profile of such use; (4) study EKG utilization and costs; and (5) report to the Congress on such study.