H. R. 3710
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 11, 2013
Ms. Shea-Porter 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 title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS) as durable medical equipment under Medicare, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Medicare CGM Coverage Act
Medicare coverage of continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS) as durable medical equipment (DME)
Section 1861(n) of the Social Security Act (
42 U.S.C. 1395x(n)
) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Such term also includes continuous glucose monitoring systems (including a transmitter, receiver, sensors, and test strips required for use)..
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to the implementation of monitoring systems occurring on or after January 1, 2015.