Summary: H.R.2140 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/03/2011)

Medicare Hearing Health Care Enhancement Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the definition of Medicare-covered audiology (hearing and balance assessment) services provided by a qualified and legally authorized audiologist to stipulate that such services are covered without regard to any requirement that: (1) the individual receiving them be under the care of (or referred by) a physician or other health care practitioner, or (2) such services are provided under the supervision of a physician or other health practitioner.

Includes audiology services as medical services, as so redefined, under Medicare part B.