S.283: Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019

Overview

Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019 This bill specifies that certain Medicare payment rules applicable to imaging services shall apply to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry services used in bone mass scans beginning in 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must establish national minimum payment amounts for such services.

Bill Number

S.283

Date Introduced

January 30, 2019

Committee

Senate Finance Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled