H.R.1653 - Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 03/26/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/07/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1653 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/26/2015)
Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act of 2015
This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the exclusion, and allow coverage, of hearing aids and examinations for them.
The Government Accountability Office is directed to study programs that provide assistance for hearing aids and related examinations for individuals with hearing loss.