H.R.3328 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide a six-month grace period for certain Medicare advanced diagnostic imaging services suppliers to receive accreditation.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] (Introduced 11/02/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||11/10/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3328 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/02/2011)
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to create a six-month grace period for accreditation of certain Medicare advanced diagnostic imaging services suppliers.
Declares that, in the case of a supplier who has not previously received payment for the technological component of advanced diagnostic imaging services under the Medicare fee schedule, that the supplier, applying for accreditation, shall be deemed to be accredited for a grace period beginning on the date the supplier conducts the first image or set of images obtained from an advanced diagnostic imaging service submitted to an accrediting organization.
Ends the grace period on the earliest of the following: (1) the date on which the supplier's application for accrediation is approved; (2) the date on which the application is denied; or (3) the end of the six-month period beginning on the date the first image or set of images obtained from an advanced diagnostic imaging service is conducted.