H.R.1970: Preserve Patient Access to Reputable DMEPOS Providers Act of 2009

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced April 2, 2009
  • Latest Major Action April 21, 2009

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Bill Summary

Preserve Patient Access to Reputable DMEPOS Providers Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to declare that the surety bond requirement under the Medicare program for suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) shall apply only to a state-licensed retail pharmacy if there has been a final adverse action that is not subject to administrative or judicial appeal taken...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
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.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 2, 2009

Introduced in the House by Zack Space (D-Ohio)

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