H. R. 5513
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 25, 2006
Mr. Schwarz of Michigan (for himself, Mr. Price of Georgia, Mr. Regula, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Hobson, and Mr. Ryan of Ohio) introduced the following bill; which was 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
To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore the Medicare treatment of ownership of oxygen equipment to that in effect before enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.
This Act may be cited as the
Oxygen Patient Protection Act of 2006.
Restoration of medicare treatment of ownership of oxygen equipment
Section 1834(a)(5) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395m(a)(5)), as amended by section 5101(b) of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–171), is amended—
(A), by striking
(E), and (F) and inserting
by striking subparagraph (F).
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on January 1, 2007, and shall apply to individuals receiving oxygen equipment before, on, or after December 31, 2005.