H.R.3663 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay the date on which the accreditation requirement under the Medicare Program applies to suppliers of durable medical equipment that are pharmacies.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18] (Introduced 09/29/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||10/13/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-72. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3663 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to postpone until January 1, 2010, the effective date of the requirement that pharmacies, as suppliers of Medicare items and services (including durable medical equipment [DME]), must be accredited by an independent accreditation organization approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Public Law No: 111-72 (10/13/2009)
Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed to affect the application of an accreditation requirement for pharmacies to qualify for bidding in a competitive acquisition area.