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Protecting Beneficiary Access to Complex Rehab Technology Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories.


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Date
03/01/2017 Introduced in Senate

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Date
03/01/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Finance03/01/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (4)

  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicare

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Introduced in Senate (03/01/2017)

Protecting Beneficiary Access to Complex Rehab Technology Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories. (A competitive bidding program has replaced the use of established fee schedule amounts to determine payments under Medicare for certain durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs.)