H. R. 1375
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 26, 2019
Mr. Kind (for himself and Mr. Bilirakis) 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 provide for transparency of Medicare secondary payer reporting information, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Provide Accurate Information Directly Act or
Transparency of medicare secondary payer reporting information
Section 1862(b)(8)(G) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 395y(b)(8)(G)) is amended—
information.—The Secretary and inserting
by adding at the end the following new clause:
In responding to any query related to subparagraph (A)(i), the Secretary, notwithstanding any other provision of law, shall—
identify to the applicable plan whether a claimant subject to the query is, or during the preceding 3-year period has been, entitled to benefits under the program under this title on any basis; and
to the extent applicable, identify by plan name and address any Medicare Advantage plan under part C and any prescription drug plan under part D in which the claimant is enrolled or has been enrolled during such period.
The amendments made by section 2 shall apply with respect to queries submitted on or after the date that is one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.