H.R.827 - Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-19] (Introduced 02/15/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||03/14/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.827 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/15/2005)
Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act of 2005 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national education and information campaign to promote awareness among health care practitioners and the general public with respect to the importance of early detection and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms.