H.R.1898 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] (Introduced 04/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/11/2018 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Blackburn asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1898, a bill originally introduced by Representative Meehan, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1898 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/04/2017)
This bill specifies that certain Medicare payment rules applicable to imaging services shall apply to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry services used in bone mass scans beginning in 2017.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must establish national minimum payment amounts for such services.