H.R.1665 - Medicare Hearing Health Care Enhancement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] (Introduced 03/23/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||04/03/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1665 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2007)
Medicare Hearing Health Care Enhancement Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for direct access to qualified audiologists for Medicare beneficiaries, without regard to any requirement that the beneficiary be under the care of (or referred by) a physician or other health care practitioner, or that such services are provided under the supervision of a physician or other health care practitioner.
Covers audiology services under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance).