Summary: S.2009 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2009. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (08/04/1977)

Title I: Amendments to Title XVIII of the Social Security Act - Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permit payment under part A (Hospital Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled) of such Title for home care services furnished an individual up to 100 visits.

Removes the 100 visit limitation presently applicable to home care services under the supplementary medical insurance program and provides for payment of home care visits not covered by part A of such Title. Includes among the items and services provided under home health care personal and home support services with respect to personal hygiene and care, preparation of meals, shopping, transportation, and light housekeeping services.

Title II: Amendments to Title XIX of the Social Security Act - Amends Title XIX (Medicaid) to require the inclusion of home care services in an approved State plan under such Title.