Text: H.R.2883 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/21/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2883


To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow chiropractors to provide items and services through private contracts with Medicare beneficiaries.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 21, 2019

Mrs. Walorski introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow chiropractors to provide items and services through private contracts with Medicare beneficiaries.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Chiropractors Equity Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Allowing chiropractors to provide items and services through private contracts with Medicare beneficiaries.

(a) In general.—Section 1802(b)(6)(B) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395a(b)(6)(B)) is amended by striking “paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (4) of”.

(b) Application.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to items and services furnished on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.