S.3211 - Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 04/15/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||04/15/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3211 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/15/2010)
Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2010 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of state-licensed or -registered health care professionals who are certified diabetes educators as Medicare providers of diabetes outpatient self-management training services.
Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on the barriers that exist for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes in accessing diabetes self-management training services under the Medicare program.
Directs the Director of the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality to develop a series of recommendations on effective outreach methods to educate primary care physicians and the public about the benefits of diabetes self-management training.