S.283 - Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 01/30/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.283 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/30/2019)
Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019
This bill specifies that certain Medicare payment rules applicable to imaging services shall apply to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry services used in bone mass scans beginning in 2019.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must establish national minimum payment amounts for such services.