Summary: H.R.13787 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.13787. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/08/1978)

Medicare Home Health Amendments - Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to remove the 100 visit limitation presently applicable to home health care services under such Title.

Eliminates prior hospitalization as a condition of eligibility for home health care services under part A (Hospital Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled) of such Title.

Eliminates confinement to home as a requirement for receiving home health care services under part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled) of such Title.

Includes "periodic chore services" within those home health services for which payment may be made under the supplementary medical insurance program.