Summary: H.R.2508 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2508. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/02/2019)

Better Respiration through Expanding Access to Tele-Health Act or the BREATHE Act

This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a pilot program in which qualifying respiratory therapists may provide telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the program must allow respiratory therapists to provide telehealth disease management services (e.g., smoking cessation counseling) for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.