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Washington, D.C. – The office of Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) will host Senior Service Fairs in Scottsbluff on Wednesday, November 14 and in Grand Island on Thursday, November 15 to coincide with Medicare Open Enrollment.
Officials from the Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will offer one-on-one consultations on available Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Seniors seeking assistance should bring a complete list of their prescriptions, including dosage information.
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) released the following statement after introducing H.R.5507, the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act of 2018.
“Medicare’s 96 hour rule requires physicians to certify at the time of admission their intent to discharge or transfer the patient to another hospital within four days. This arbitrary requirement risks depriving patients in rural areas like much of Nebraska’s Third District of the critical care necessary to save lives.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) joined Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) to introduce H.R. 5506, the Physician Assistant Direct Payment Act, to allow physician assistants (PAs) to directly bill Medicare.
Statement by Smith: