H. R. 5952
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 25, 2020
Mr. LaHood (for himself, Mrs. Dingell, Mr. Higgins of New York, 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 improve access to skilled nursing facility services for hemophilia patients.
This Act may be cited as the
Hemophilia SNF Access Act.
Improving access to skilled nursing facility services for hemophilia patients
Section 1888(e)(2)(A)(iii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395yy(e)(2)(A)(iii)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Blood clotting factors and other medications indicated for the treatment of patients with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders (identified as of January 1, 2020, by HCPCS codes J7170, J7175, J7179, J7180–J7183, J7185–J7203, J7205, J7207, J7209–J7211 (and as subsequently modified by the Secretary)) and the separate payment amount for items and services related to the furnishing of such factors under section 1842(o)(5)(C).
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to items and services furnished on or after January 1, 2021.