H.R. 6446 (112th): To create incentive for innovative diagnostics by improving the process for determining Medicare payment rates for new tests.


Sep 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Roskam

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 8 pages

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Summary (CRS)

9/20/2012--Introduced.Improving Diagnostic Innovations Act of 2012 - Sets forth additional factors for the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider in determining the payment amount for new clinical ... Read more >

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Sep 20, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6446”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (14R, 3D) (show)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

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