HR 1845

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1845

To provide for a study on issues relating to access to intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) for Medicare beneficiaries in all care settings and a demonstration project to examine the benefits of providing coverage and payment for items and services necessary to administer IVIG in the home.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 11, 2011

Mr. BRADY of Texas (for himself, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. BURGESS, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. PAUL, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. TIBERI, Mr. RUPPERSBERGER, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. SCHIFF, Ms. JENKINS, Mr. KIND, Ms. FUDGE, Ms. RICHARDSON, and Mr. RUSH) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 provide for a study on issues relating to access to intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) for Medicare beneficiaries in all care settings and a demonstration project to examine the benefits of providing coverage and payment for items and services necessary to administer IVIG in the home.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. MEDICARE PATIENT IVIG ACCESS DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

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