Summary: H.R.1148 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House amended, Part I (12/06/2017)

Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 or the FAST Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke symptoms. Certain originating-site requirements applicable to telehealth services under Medicare shall not apply with respect to such stroke services.