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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      Health
    IntroducedJuly 8th, 2013

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Title

Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of pulmonary self-management education and training services furnished by a qualified respiratory therapist in a physician practice.

Summary

Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare coverage of pulmonary self-management education and training services furnished by a qualified respiratory therapist in a physician practice to patients with chronic lung disease (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], including emphysema and bronchitis, as well as asthma, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, and cystic fibrosis).

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