H.R.6727 - To hold Medicare beneficiaries harmless for specified COVID-19 treatment services furnished under part A or part B of the Medicare program.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] (Introduced 05/05/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/05/2020 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Armed Services, 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6727 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/05/2020)
This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to pay any required cost-sharing amounts for specified COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) treatment services for Medicare beneficiaries.
Providers are prohibited from holding beneficiaries liable for such amounts. Additionally, the CMS may recoup amounts that would have been paid through a beneficiary's supplemental insurance from the applicable insurer, in accordance with specified procedures.