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H.R. 410: Protecting Life Until Natural Death Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 10, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 410

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 exclude coverage of advance care planning services under the Medicare program.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Life Until Natural Death Act.

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Exclusion of coverage of advance care planning services under the Medicare program

Section 1862(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395y(a)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (24), by striking the or at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (25), by striking the period and inserting ; or; and

(3)

by inserting after paragraph (25) the following new paragraph:

(26)

which are advance care planning services, other than under section 1812(a)(5).

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