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AAPM&R Supports Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015

Nov 04, 2016

AAPM&R, after review by the Health Policy and Legislation (HP&L) Committee and selected pediatric physiatrists, will support H.R 546/S. 298: Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015 (ACE Kids Act of 2015). The proposed bill amends titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide states the option of providing services to children with medically-complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes, lowering costs, and for other purposes.