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H.R. 4755: Seniors’ Chronic Care Management Improvement Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4755

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 28, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Welch, and Mr. Duncan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove cost-sharing responsibilities for chronic care management services under the Medicare program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Seniors’ Chronic Care Management Improvement Act of 2021.

2.

Removing cost-sharing responsibilities for chronic care management services under part B of the Medicare program

Section 1833 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)(1)—

(A)

in subparagraph (CC), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

in subparagraph (DD), by inserting before the semicolon at the end the following: and (EE) with respect to chronic care management services (as described in section 1848(b)(8)) furnished on or after January 1, 2022, the amount paid shall be an amount equal to 100 percent of the lesser of the actual charge for such services or the amount determined under such section;; and

(2)

in subsection (b), in the first sentence—

(A)

in paragraph (11), by striking and at the end; and

(B)

in paragraph (12), by inserting before the period at the end the following: , and (13) such deductible shall not apply with respect to chronic care management services (as described in section 1848(b)(8)) furnished on or after January 1, 2022.