H.R.6826 - Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] (Introduced 08/01/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.6826 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/01/2008)
Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2008 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services.
Allows payment for home health services to Medicare beneficiaries by: (1) a nurse practitioner; (2) a clinical nurse specialist working in collaboration with a physician in accordance with state law; (3) a certified nurse-midwife; or (4) a physician assistant under a physician's supervision.