S.955 - Advanced Medical Devices Access Assurance Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 06/22/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/22/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.955 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/22/1995)
Advanced Medical Devices Access Assurance Act of 1995 - Permits coverage under the Medicare program of items and services associated with the use of a medical device in the furnishing of inpatient hospital services, even if the device is not approved, as long as it is an investigational device used instead of either an approved device or a covered procedure.
States that a payment made under the Medicare program for any such item or service may not exceed the amount which would have been paid if the item or service were associated with the use of an approved device or a covered procedure.