S.3160 - A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 06/28/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/28/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4737) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3160 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/28/2018)
This bill specifies that certain Medicare payment rules applicable to imaging services shall apply to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry services used in bone mass scans beginning in 2019.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must establish national minimum payment amounts for such services.