Summary: H.R.2519 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2519. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.