Geriatric Assessment and Chronic Care Coordination Act (2007)
Federal bill would establish standards and payments within Medicare to reimburse doctors for providing an assessment of and chronic care coordination services to beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions, which may include Alzheimer's Disease. The bill specifies that family caregivers should be included in the processes of planning and implementing a beneficiary's chronic care plan, and it allows for the provision of education and counseling for family caregivers as part of that plan.
Bill Number H.R. 2244/ S. 1340
Sponsor Rep. Gene Green (D-TX)/ Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR)
Date of Introduction 5/9/2007
Latest Activity Bill did not pass in the Legislative session.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Care Management/ Coordination/ Transitional Care