H.R.4872 - Certified Nurse Midwifery Medicare Services Act of 1998105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10] (Introduced 10/20/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||11/03/1998 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4872 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/20/1998)
Certified Nurse Midwifery Medicare Services Act of 1998 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of and payment for the following under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance): (1) certified midwife services (currently only certified nurse-midwife services are covered); and (2) freestanding birth center services.
Declares that nothing precludes certified nurse-midwives and certified midwives from teaching or supervising an intern or resident-in-training.