H.R.1393: Medicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2019
H.R. 1393 would ensure coverage of dental, vision, and hearing care under the Medicare program. Currently, the program specifically excludes coverage of dental, vision, and hearing services, forcing older Americans to incur out of pocket costs and barring many beneficiaries from receiving necessary care.
S. 1423 is the Senate companion bill.
- AARP supports the addition of dental, vision, and hearing to Medicare. These programs are routinely provided to younger Americans, and are essential supports and services for older adults to thrive.
- The National Assembly supports H.R. 1393.