H. R. 1617
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 17, 2017
Mr. Reed (for himself and Mr. Blumenauer) 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 permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes.
This Act may be cited as the
Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act.
Permitting nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy Medicare documentation requirement for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes
Section 1861(s)(12) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395x(s)(12)) is amended—
in subparagraph (A), by inserting
, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant after
in subparagraph (C), by inserting
, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant after each occurrence of