H.R.2972 - HELLPP Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] (Introduced 05/04/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/04/2021 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. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2972 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/04/2021)
Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians Act or the HELLPP Act
This bill adds podiatrists as covered physicians under the Medicaid program.
Additionally, the bill revises certain documentation requirements related to Medicare coverage of therapeutic shoes for individuals with diabetes.
Finally, the bill subjects payments made to a Medicaid provider or supplier to a continuing levy for federal taxes owed by the provider or supplier.