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 3/20/17 - Rep. Reed Introduces Bill on Documentation Requirement Under Medicare Program

by ELIZABETH TELAN Targeted News Service

WASHINGTON, March 20 Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1617) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act "to permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes."

The bill was introduced on March 17 and was co-sponsored by Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees.

For more information about this legislation, contact Rep. Tom Reed in Washington at 2437 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-3161; or in the district offices at 89 W. Market St., Corning, NY 14830; 607/654-7566; 433 Exchange St., Geneva, NY 14456; 315/759-5229; 1 Bluebird Square, Olean, NY 14760; 716/379-8434; 401 E. State St., Ste. 410, Ithaca, NY 14850; 607/222-2027.

Myron Struck, editor, Targeted News Service, Springfield, Va., 703/304-1897;;

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