H.R.6263: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive cost sharing under the Medicare program for certain visits relating to testing for COVID-19.

Overview

This bill requires Medicare to cover, without cost-sharing, visits to health care providers that relate to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) testing during the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.6263

Date Introduced

March 12, 2020

Committee

House Ways and Means Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled