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senate Bill S. 1186

Medicare Independent Living Act of 2009

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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedJune 4th, 2009

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Title

Medicare Independent Living Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the in the home restriction for Medicare coverage of mobility devices for individuals with expected long-term needs.

Summary

Medicare Independent Living Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the in-the-home restriction for Medicare coverage of mobility devices for individuals with expected long-term needs. Deems such devices to be durable medical equipment (DME) if they are used in customary settings for the purpose of normal domestic, vocational, or community activities.

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