H.R.4218 - Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] (Introduced 11/15/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/19/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4218 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/15/2007)
Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2007- Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of state- licensed or registered health care professionals who are certified diabetes educators as Medicare providers of diabetes outpatient self-management training services.
Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on the barriers that exist for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes in accessing diabetes self-management training services under the Medicare program.
Directs the Director of the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality to develop a series of recommendations on effective outreach methods to educate primary care physicians and the public about the benefits of diabetes self-management training.