H.R.8505: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit the use of telehealth for purposes of recertification of eligibility for hospice care.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced July 26, 2022
  • Latest Major Action July 26, 2022

Bill Version

Bill Summary

This bill permanently allows, for purposes of hospice care recertification under Medicare, physicians and nurse practitioners to fulfill the requirement of a face-to-face encounter with the hospice patient via telehealth.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.8505.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 26, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
July 26, 2022

Introduced in the House by Carol Miller (R-W.Va.)

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