H.R. 1831 (110th): To remove the frequency limitation on Medicare coverage for intermittent catheterization.

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Mar 29, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1831

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2007

(for himself, Mr. Kennedy, and Mr. Ramstad) 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

A BILL

To remove the frequency limitation on Medicare coverage for intermittent catheterization.

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Removing frequency limitation on Medicare coverage for intermittent catheterization

Effective January 1, 2008, the Secretary of Health and Human Services in making coverage determinations respecting intermittent catheterization under part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act shall not deny coverage of a replacement catheter on the basis of frequency of use.