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H.R. 3172 (115th): Medicare IVIG Demonstration Extension Act of 2017


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 10, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3172

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 10, 2017

(for himself and Ms. Matsui) 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 the Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 to extend the Medicare Patient IVIG Access Demonstration Project.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicare IVIG Demonstration Extension Act of 2017.

2.

Extension of Medicare Patient IVIG Access Demonstration Project

Section 101(b) of the Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 (42 U.S.C. 1395l note) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), by inserting after for a period of 3 years the following:

and, subject to the availability of funds under subsection (g)—

(A)

if the date of enactment of the Medicare IVIG Demonstration Extension Act of 2017 is on or before September 30, 2017, for the period beginning on October 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2020; and

(B)

if the date of enactment of such Act is after September 30, 2017, for the period beginning on the date of enactment of such Act and ending on December 31, 2020

; and

(2)

in paragraph (2), by adding at the end the following new sentence: Subject to the preceding sentence, a Medicare beneficiary enrolled in the demonstration project on September 30, 2017, shall be automatically enrolled during the period beginning on the date of the enactment of the Medicare IVIG Demonstration Extension Act of 2017 and ending on December 31, 2020, without submission of another application..