H.R.1213 - Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] (Introduced 02/26/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||03/02/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1213 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/26/2009)
Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to Medicare coverage of ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Repeals the prerequisite of a referral resulting from an initial preventive physical exam.
Replaces such requirement with one requiring that the individual receiving the ultrasound screening be between the ages of 65 and 75.