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H.R. 1375: PAID Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 26, 2019 (Introduced).



1st Session

H. R. 1375


February 26, 2019

(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.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Provide Accurate Information Directly Act or PAID Act.


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—


by striking information.—The Secretary and inserting



In general

The Secretary

; and


by adding at the end the following new clause:


Specified information

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.



Effective date

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.