H.R.4296 - Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] (Introduced 12/05/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.4296 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/05/2007)
Medicare Electronic Medication and Safety Protection (E-MEDS) Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) make incentive payments for physician use of an electronic prescription drug program (E-prescribing); and (2) reduce by 10% the fee schedule amount for failure to use E-prescribing.
Directs the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to report to Congress on progress on implementing E-prescribing under the Medicare electronic prescription drug program.