H. R. 2150, Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019.

Summary: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. Cosponsors (Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 7/25/19.

STATUS: Introduced 4/09/19 by Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]. 

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “Nurse practitioners, certified-nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants offer invaluable, personal, professional care to so many people around the country,” said Congresswoman Schakowsky. “This legislation will make their cost-saving, high quality services more directly accessible to Medicare patients in need, while greatly reducing the costs of these services. A win for patients, a win for providers, and a win for Medicare’s bottom line.” (Source: Rep. Schakowsky, Press Release, 4/09/19)
  • “Nurse practitioners, certified-nurse midwives, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants offer invaluable, personal, professional care to so many people around the country,” Schakowsky said in a press release announcing the news. “This legislation will make their cost-saving, high-quality services more directly accessible to Medicare patients in need, while greatly reducing the costs of these services. A win for patients, a win for providers and a win for Medicare’s bottom line.” (Source: Home Health Care News)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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