H.R.1829 - Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 03/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||04/01/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.1829 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/31/2009)
Medicare Patient Access to Physical Therapists Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to authorize qualified physical therapists to provide services for Medicare beneficiaries without the requirement of a physician referral.
Provides for treatment of outpatient speech-language pathology services separately from outpatient physical therapy services.