Summary: H.R.4169 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4169. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/31/2017)

Protecting Seniors Access to Proper Care Act of 2017

This bill allows an authorized physician or practitioner who is not enrolled as a Medicare provider to, under certain circumstances, prescribe covered drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill applies to a physician or practitioner, other than a doctor of medicine or osteopathy, who: (1) is not otherwise barred or excluded from participating in Medicare, and (2) prescribes a low-volume of billings for such drugs.