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Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2016

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to align physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers with State requirements.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/17/2016Introduced in Senate

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Date
05/17/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 05/17/2016

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Senate Finance05/17/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/17/2016)

Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2016

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers. Specifically, with respect to a state that has established such requirements for those services, the bill aligns Medicare's requirements with state requirements.

An "advanced level radiographer" is a radiographer who has obtained specified certification from either the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or the Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants.