H.R.3663: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay the date on which the accreditation requirement under the Medicare Program applies to suppliers of durable medical equipment that are pharmacies.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 29, 2009
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 13, 2009

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to postpone until January 1, 2010, the effective date of the requirement that pharmacies, as suppliers of Medicare items and services (including durable medical equipment [DME]), must be accredited by an independent accreditation organization approved by the Secretary of Health and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3663.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 111-72.
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
Sept. 29, 2009

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

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