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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Diabetic Testing Supply Access Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow retail community pharmacies to deliver diabetic testing supplies to Medicare beneficiaries.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/26/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
08/02/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/26/2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2013 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2013 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (6)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 08/01/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 08/01/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 08/02/2013
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 08/02/2013
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 09/10/2013
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 09/10/2013

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/26/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health08/02/2013 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/26/2013 Referred to

Related Bills (1)

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Subjects (5)

  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Medicare
  • Retail and wholesale trades

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Introduced in House (07/26/2013)

Diabetic Testing Supply Access Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to deny the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) authority to restrict or eliminate a Medicare beneficiary's option of electing, regardless of delivery method (except by mail), to have diabetic testing supplies delivered to him or her by retail community pharmacies, including one that contracts with a long-term care facility, assisted living facility, group home, or other type of residential setting recognized by the state.