H. R. 410
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 10, 2017
Mr. King of Iowa 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
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude coverage of advance care planning services under the Medicare program.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Life Until Natural Death Act.
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—
in paragraph (24), by striking the
or at the end;
in paragraph (25), by striking the period and inserting
; or; and
by inserting after paragraph (25) the following new paragraph:
which are advance care planning services, other than under section 1812(a)(5).