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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Access to Telehealth Services Act of 2000

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to provide increased access to health care for Medicare beneficiaries through telehealth services.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/12/2000Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
07/19/2000Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
07/12/2000Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
07/12/2000Referred to House Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/12/2000Referred to the Committee on Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/12/2000Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Commerce07/12/2000 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment07/19/2000 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/12/2000 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/12/2000)

Medicare Access to Telehealth Services Act of 2000 - Amends the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to revise provisions on Medicare (title XVIII of the Social Security Act) reimbursement for telehealth services, among other changes: (1) providing for, in the case of any Federal telemedicine demonstration program in Alaska or Hawaii, the use of store-and-forward technology; and (2) requiring the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study and report to Congress on certain additional services appropriate for Medicare payment.