H.R.2519 - Audiology Patient Choice Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 05/21/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/03/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2519 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2015)
Audiology Patient Choice Act of 2015
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the coverage of audiology services to treat as physicians qualified audiologists authorized by the state and acting within the scope of their licenses to furnish such services.
Enables Medicare beneficiaries to choose a qualified audiologist without regard to any requirement to be under the care of (or referred by) a physician or other health care practitioner, or that services be provided under the supervision of a physician or other health care practitioner.