HR 1172

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1172

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide an increased payment for chest radiography (x-ray) services that use Computer Aided Detection technology for the purpose of early detection of lung cancer.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2011

Ms. BERKLEY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide an increased payment for chest radiography (x-ray) services that use Computer Aided Detection technology for the purpose of early detection of lung cancer.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. MEDICARE PAYMENT FOR CHEST RADIOGRAPHY THAT USES COMPUTER AIDED DETECTION TECHNOLOGY.

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