S.1004 - RE-Aligning Care Act

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiaries with access to geriatric assessments and chronic care management and coordination services, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiaries with access to geriatric assessments and chronic care management and coordination services, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: RE-Aligning Care Act as introduced.
  • Short: The Reaching Elders with Assessment and Chronic Care Management and Coordination Act as introduced.
  • Short: Reaching Elders with Assessment and Chronic Care Management and Coordination Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Reaching Elders with Assessment and Chronic Care Management and Coordination Act or RE-Aligning Care Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) coverage of geriatric assessments and chronic care management

Official Summary

Reaching Elders with Assessment and Chronic Care Management and Coordination Act or RE-Aligning Care Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) coverage of geriatric assessments and chronic care management and coordination services. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct outreach activities to inform likely eligible individuals of such assessments and services. Authorizes Medicare coverage for telehealth services to furnish such assessments and services. Directs the Secretary to contract for a study and report to Congress and the Secretary on:
(1) the effectiveness of such coverage in improving the quality of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions; and
(2) the impact of such assessments and services on reducing Medicare expenditures.

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