S.227 - Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2011

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. as introduced.
  • Short: Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Susan Collins

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Official Summary

Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare beneficiaries by: (1) a nurse practitioner, (2)

Official Summary

Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare beneficiaries by:
(1) a nurse practitioner,
(2) a clinical nurse specialist working in collaboration with a physician in accordance with state law,
(3) a certified nurse-midwife, or
(4) a physician assistant under a physician's supervision.

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