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H.R. 3710 (113th): Medicare CGM Coverage Act

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 11, 2013 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3710

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 11, 2013

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 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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicare CGM Coverage Act .

2.

Medicare coverage of continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS) as durable medical equipment (DME)

(a)

Effective date

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)..

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to the implementation of monitoring systems occurring on or after January 1, 2015.