There is one summary for S.1879. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (09/27/2017)

Seniors Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) cover marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare, (2) exclude such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system, and (3) authorize marriage and family therapists and mental health counselors to develop discharge plans for post-hospital services.