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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJune 12th, 2013

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Title

Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive audiology services to Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.

Summary

Medicare Audiology Services Enhancement Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) limit covered auditory services to only auditory treatment, vestibular treatment, and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring services in addition to currently covered hearing and balance assessment services; (2) exclude inter-operative neurophysiological monitoring provided by a physician or qualified audiologist in hospitals from covered inpatient hospital services; (3) revise the requirements and procedure for payment of outpatient auditory services claims of service providers; (4) include audiology services under the limitation on certain physician referrals for designated health services; and (5) declare that nothing in such Act shall be construed to require a qualified audiologist to participate in Medicare.

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