H.R.4297 - Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] (Introduced 11/08/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/10/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4297 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/08/2017)
Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2017
This bill specifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect to the shingles vaccine.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must provide to Medicare beneficiaries specified information regarding: (1) coverage of vaccines for seniors, and (2) access to the shingles vaccine without cost-sharing.