Summary

                            To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes.

Introduced in House
Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a
nurse practitioner or physician assistant to fulfill documentation requirements
for coverage, under Medicare, of special shoes for diabetic individuals. Under
current law, such requirements may be satisfied only by a physician.



                        

Actions

  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

    Mar 24th, 2017
  • Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

    Mar 24th, 2017
  • Referred to House Ways and Means

    Mar 17th, 2017
  • Referred to House Energy and Commerce

    Mar 17th, 2017
  • 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.

    Mar 17th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 17th, 2017
  • Introduced in House

    Mar 17th, 2017