Senate Bill 3457
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 12, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 12, 2020
Latest Action
Mar 12, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3457
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Virginia
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Preserving Patient Access to Home Infusion Act

This bill specifically includes pharmacy services and certain self-administered drugs as part of covered home infusion therapy under Medicare, and specifies that certain payment components still apply regardless of whether or not a qualified supplier is physically present in the beneficiary's home.

Text (1)
March 12, 2020
Actions (2)
03/12/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
03/12/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 13, 2020 12:12:16 PM
Updated
Jan 22, 2021 3:34:31 AM