H.R.808: Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act

About This Bill

Bill Cosponsors

68 (48 Democrats, 20 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act This bill allows a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to fulfill documentation requirements for coverage, under Medicare, of special shoes for diabetic individuals. Under current law, such requirements may be satisfied only by a physician.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.808.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 12
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 28
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.
Jan. 28

Introduced in the House by Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

Close Comment Creative Commons Donate Email Facebook Mobile Phone Podcast Print Google News logo Google_NewsInitiative_Lockup_FullColor RSS Search Search Twitter WhatsApp Resolving differences Check Building Arrow right Info circle Oops OOPS Pencil File text Bars Search Close Cogs Filter Compare Revolving Door Info card Activity Member menu Globe Document External link Quote News Calendar No Vote
Current site Current page