Summary

                            A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories.

Introduced in Senate
Protecting Beneficiary Access to Complex Rehab Technology Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit
the application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex
rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories. (A competitive bidding program has
replaced the use of established fee schedule amounts to determine payments under
Medicare for certain durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs.)



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

    Mar 1st, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Mar 1st, 2017