H.R.5926 - HOPE for Alzheimer's: Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Introduced 07/29/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/29/2010 Referred to House Ways and Means (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5926 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2010)
HOPE for Alzheimer's: Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and other dementia diagnosis and services.
Requires the Federal Coordinated Health Care Office to study and report to Congress on: (1) barriers to the detection of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias for dual eligible individuals; (2) barriers to the furnishing of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and other dementia diagnosis and services to such individuals; and (3) ways to eliminate such barriers.