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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedMarch 24th, 2009

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Title

Clinical Social Work Medicare Equity Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment under the Medicare program for clinical social worker services provided to residents of skilled nursing facilities.

Summary

Clinical Social Work Medicare Equity Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude clinical social worker services from coverage under the Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system (thus permitting direct payment under the Medicare program for clinical social worker services provided to SNF residents).

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