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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthHouse Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedFebruary 23rd, 2009
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Athletic Trainers' Equal Access to Medicare Act of 2009
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide improved access to physical medicine and rehabilitation services under part B of the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.
Athletic Trainers' Equal Access to Medicare Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for: (1) access to outpatient occupational and physical therapy services provided incident to a physician's professional services if furnished by an educated or credentialed therapist who does not have a license; and (2) coverage of certified athletic trainer services under part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of Medicare, including those provided in rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers.