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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes.


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Date Actions Overview
01/28/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
01/28/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance01/28/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/28/2019)

Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act

This bill allows a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to fulfill documentation requirements for coverage, under Medicare, of special shoes for diabetic individuals. Under current law, such requirements may be satisfied only by a physician.