H.R.1522 - Medicare Mental Health Modernization Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 04/04/2001)
||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
||04/25/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)
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Introduced in House (04/04/2001)
Medicare Mental Health Modernization Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to provide for: (1) elimination of the lifetime limit on inpatient mental health services; (2) parity in treatment for outpatient mental health services; (3) coverage of intensive residential services under Medicare part A (Hospital Insurance) and of intensive outpatient services under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance); (4) exclusion of clinical social worker services from coverage under the Medicare skilled nursing facility prospective payment system; and (5) coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare.