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H.R. 2408: Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to update and clarify the classification of and applicable payment methodology for complex rehabilitation technology items under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 28 pages
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Apr 30, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on April 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Deeper dive: New bill builds framework for separate benefit
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2019

Higgins & Sensenbrenner Recognize National CRT Awareness Week; Push for Passage of Legislation Providing Individuals with Severe Medical Needs with Greater Access to Adaptive Technology
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 23, 2019

Congressman Higgins & Local Advocates Detail Bipartisan Bill to Help Individuals with Severe Medical Needs
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2019

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Apr 30, 2019

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