H.R.5597: To establish a Medicare patient IVIG access demonstration project.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced June 24, 2010
  • Latest Major Action June 24, 2010

Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a demonstration project under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to evaluate the benefits of providing payment for items and services needed for the administration, within the homes of Medicare beneficiaries, of intravenous immune globin (IVIG) for the treatment of primary immune deficiency diseases. Amends SSA title XVIII to treat as durable medical...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 Ways and Means
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
June 24, 2010

Introduced in the House by Doris Matsui (D-Calif.)

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