Summary: H.R.5997 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/05/2018)

Ensuring Patient Access to Critical Breakthrough Products Act of 2018

This bill (1) allows designated medical breakthrough devices to be temporarily covered under Medicare during a specified transitional period, (2) establishes a process to allow for continued coverage after the transitional period has expired, and (3) modifies other Medicare payment systems relating to new medical technology.