H.R.2140 - Medicare Hearing Health Care Enhancement Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] (Introduced 06/03/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||06/14/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2140 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
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.