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S. 7 (114th): Steve Gleason Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 1, 2016 (Introduced).

II

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 7

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 1, 2016

(for himself and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Steve Gleason Act of 2016.

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Making permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment under Medicare with respect to speech generating devices

Section 1834(a)(2)(A)(iv) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395m(a)(2)(A)(iv)) is amended by striking and before October 1, 2018,.