S.452 - Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 6
  • All-Time: 756
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
03/05/13
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsor

Senator

Alan Franken

D-MN

View Co-Sponsors (21)

Official Summary

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of diabetes prevention program services to an eligible diabetes prevention program individual. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the c

Official Summary

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of diabetes prevention program services to an eligible diabetes prevention program individual. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the criteria for a diabetes prevention program in accordance with the standards under the National Diabetes Prevention Program established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Excludes items and services under a diabetes prevention program from the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system. Includes:
(1) items and services under a diabetes prevention programs among federally qualified health center services,
(2) rates of referrals of eligible individuals to diabetes prevention programs among the quality measures for covered professional services in the Medicare physician quality reporting system, and
(3) an individual's diabetes risk assessment in the individual's Medicare personalized prevention plan. Expresses the sense of the House that the National Diabetes Prevention Program presents an opportunity for states to reduce the incidence of diabetes among individuals enrolled in their Medicaid programs.

...Read the Rest




Vote on This Bill

-% Users Support Bill

0 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC