H.R.1333 - Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4] (Introduced 03/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||03/24/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1333 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/16/2005)
Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2005 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to authorize qualified physical therapists to provide services for Medicare beneficiaries without the requirement of a physician referral.
Provides for treatment of outpatient speech-language pathology services separately from outpatient physical therapy services.