H.R.8487: Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2022

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3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2022 This bill establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, including the ability to provide real-time decisions in response to requests for items and services that are routinely approved; (2) annually...

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Date Description
Dec. 30, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 512.
Dec. 30, 2022

Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.

Dec. 30, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 117-696, Part I.
July 27, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 27, 2022
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 27, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 26, 2022
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.
July 26, 2022

Introduced in the House by Suzan K. DelBene (D-Wash.)

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