HR 2104

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2104

To amend the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make the provision of technical services for medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate, and less costly.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 2, 2011

Mr. WHITFIELD (for himself, Mr. BARROW, Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. COHEN, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. DUNCAN of Tennessee, Mr. GUTHRIE, Mr. HALL, Mr. HARPER, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. JONES, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. KIND, Mr. LANCE, Mr. HEINRICH, Mr. MCINTYRE, Mrs. MYRICK, Ms. RICHARDSON, and Mr. RUSH) 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 the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make the provision of technical services for medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate, and less costly.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PURPOSE.

SEC. 3. QUALITY OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY.

`Subpart 4--Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

`SEC. 355. QUALITY OF MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY.

SEC. 4. REQUIRED STANDARDS FOR MEDICAL IMAGING AND RADIATION THERAPY.

SEC. 5. REPORT ON THE EFFECTS OF THIS ACT.

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