H.R.1552 - Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/15/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||03/23/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1552 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/15/2007)
Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2007 - 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.