H.R. 3112 (113th): Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2013


Sep 17, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Glenn Thompson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify the designation of accreditation organizations for orthotics and prosthetics, to apply accreditation and licensure requirements to suppliers of such devices and items for purposes of payment under the Medicare program, and to modify the payment rules for such devices and items under such program to account for practitioner qualifications and complexity of care, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/2013--Introduced.Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, for application of quality standards for certain accredited suppliers of prosthetic devices, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3112”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (9R, 6D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1530 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Mar 23, 2015

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