H.R.6012 - To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to review utilization of diabetes screening benefits and make recommendations on outreach programs with respect to such benefits, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Space, Zachary T. [D-OH-18] (Introduced 07/30/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce | Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6012 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/28/2010)
Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), for the purpose of reducing the number of undiagnosed seniors with diabetes or prediabetes, to: (1) review utilization of diabetes screening benefits under HHS programs to identify and address any existing problems with regard to such utilization and related data collection mechanisms; and (2) make recommendations on outreach activities carried out by the Secretary to ensure awareness among seniors and health care providers of such diabetes screening benefits and the advantages of knowing one's diabetic or prediabetic status for the purpose of self-management.
Directs the Secretary to carry out this section in consultation with: (1) the heads of appropriate health agencies and offices in HHS; and (2) entities with an interest in diabetes, including industry, voluntary health organizations (such as diabetes advocacy groups and other related stakeholders), trade associations, and professional societies.
Sets forth reporting requirements.