S.3613 - Independence at Home Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 09/26/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||09/26/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S9676-9680) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3613 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/26/2008)
Independence at Home Act of 2008 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a voluntary Independence at Home chronic care coordination demonstration project under the Medicare fee-for-service program for high-cost Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into agreements with at least two unaffiliated Independence at Home organizations to provide chronic care coordination services for a period of three years in: (1) each of the 13 highest cost states and the District of Columbia; and (2) 13 additional states representative of other regions of the United States.