H.R.3458 - Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] (Introduced 11/06/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||11/14/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3458 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/06/2003)
Diabetic Retinopathy Prevention Act of 2003 - Amends the Social Security Act to provide Medicare and Medicaid coverage for remote assessment diabetic retinopathy procedures.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a mobile diabetic retinopathy screening pilot program with five eligible entities (hospitals, States, Indian or local governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofit health organizations, or certain community health centers) serving patients primarily in rural underserved areas.