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Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Home Health Flexibility Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To permit occupational therapists to conduct the initial assessment visit and complete the comprehensive assessment under a Medicare home health plan of care for certain rehabilitation cases.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/26/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
07/09/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
06/26/2018Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2018Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/26/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means06/26/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health07/09/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce06/26/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/26/2018)

Medicare Home Health Flexibility Act

This bill establishes circumstances under which an occupational therapist may conduct an initial or comprehensive assessment for an individual who is eligible for home health services under Medicare. Specifically, an occupational therapist may conduct the assessment if the physician's referral order does not include skilled nursing care but does include: (1) occupational therapy, and (2) physical therapy or speech language pathology.