SGD bill passed

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

WASHINGTON – The Steve Gleason Act is headed for the president’s signature. The bill, passed July 15, was signed off by Speaker John Boehner July 21. It protects access to medically necessary speech generating devices by making the devices purchase items instead of capped rental items, and clarify statutory language to ensure coverage of eye-tracking technology for beneficiaries who need it to operate their devices.