HR 1386

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1386

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and related dementia diagnosis and services in order to improve care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by improving detection, diagnosis, and care planning.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 6, 2011

Mr. MARKEY (for himself, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Ms. BORDALLO, Mr. BURGESS, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. MCDERMOTT, and Mr. PIERLUISI) 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 for Medicare coverage of comprehensive Alzheimer's disease and related dementia diagnosis and services in order to improve care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias by improving detection, diagnosis, and care planning.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. MEDICARE COVERAGE OF COMPREHENSIVE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DIAGNOSIS AND SERVICES.

`Comprehensive Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis and Services

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