Track Bills

(With the start of the 2017 Congress, no related bills have been introduced yet)

  • H.R. 508, Seniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act If signed into law, H.R. 508 would expand Medicare coverage to include vision, hearing, and dental services. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-40) introduced H.R. 508 on January 31, 2017. It has since been referred to the Subcommittee on Health. Learn more about H.R. 508 here. Print
  • H.R. 2276, Audiology Patient Choice Act If signed into law, H.R. 2276 would improve Medicare coverage for hearing services that are performed by licensed audiologists. Rep. Tom Rice (SC-7) introduced H.R. 2276 on May 11, 2017. It has since been referred to the Subcommittee on Health. Learn more about H.R. 2276 here. Print
  • S. 2575, Audiology Patient Choice Act If signed into law, S. 2575 would improve Medicare coverage for hearing services that are performed by licensed audiologists. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA) introduced S. 2575 on March 20, 2018. It has since been referred to the Committee on Finance. Learn more about S. 2575 here. Print
  • H.R. 5083, Expanding Access to Evidence-Based Opioid Treatment for Seniors Act If signed into law, H.R. 5083 would permit Medicare to cover Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) that are proven to be the most effective for opioid use disorders. Rep. Richard Neal (MA-1) introduced H.R. 5083 on February 23,2018. It has been referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means. Learn more about H.R. ...
  • S.2387, CHANGE Act If signed into law, S.2387 would direct the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create programs that would promote early identification of Alzheimer’s disease, improve support for family caregivers, and provide continuous care for those battling many forms of dementia. Senator Shelley Capito (WV) introduced S.2387 on February 7, 2018. It has been referred to the Senate ...
  • H.R. 4957, CHANGE Act If signed into law, H.R. 4957 would direct the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create programs that would promote early identification of Alzheimer’s disease, improve support for family caregivers, and provide continuous care for those battling many forms of dementia.   Representative Linda Sanchez (CA-38) introduced H.R. 4957 on February 7, 2018. It has been referred to ...
  • H.R. 807, Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act A permanent repeal of Medicare Therapy Caps became law when President Donald Trump signed a two year budget deal on Friday January 9, 2018. Representative Erik Paulsen (MN-3) was the key legislator that built the groundwork on this issue and he first introduced the bill on February 10,2017. Learn more about the Representative’s work on the subject ...
  • S. 1909, BENES Act If signed into law, S. 1909 would help educate older Americans who are approaching Medicare eligibility about their benefits and the application process. The legislation would also simplify the Medicare enrollment process. Senator Robert Casey (PA) introduced S.1909 on October 3, 2017. It has been referred to the Committee on Finance. Learn more about S. 1909 here. Print ...
  • H.R. 2575, BENES Act If signed into law, H.R. 2575 would help educate older Americans who are approaching Medicare eligibility about their benefits and the application process. The legislation would also simplify the Medicare enrollment process. Representative Raul Ruiz (CA-36) introduced H.R.2575 on May 26, 2017. It has been referred to the Subcommittee on Health Learn more about H.R. 2575 here. Print ...

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