H.R.3194 - Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] (Introduced 09/25/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||10/06/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3194 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/25/2003)
Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2003 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of certified diabetes educators as Medicare providers for purposes of diabetes outpatient self-management training services.
Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on: (1) the barriers, if any, that exist in rural areas to successfully becoming a recognized diabetes education program, including the difficulty of rural heath care professionals in becoming certified diabetes educators; and (2) whether individuals with diabetes who live in rural areas have barriers to accessing diabetes self-management training.