S.578 - Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 02/26/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||02/26/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1163-1164) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.578 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/26/2015)
Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services.
Allows payment for home health services to Medicare beneficiaries by: (1) a nurse practitioner, (2) a clinical nurse specialist working in collaboration with a physician in accordance with state law, (3) a certified nurse-midwife, or (4) a physician assistant under a physician's supervision.