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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of early detection of prostate cancer and certain drug treatment services under part B of the Medicare program and to amend chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such early detection and treatment services under the programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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1/7/1997--Introduced.Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of services for the early detection of prostate ...
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Jan 7, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 301”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Balanced Budget Act of 1997
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Aug 5, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 301 — 105th Congress: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr301
“H.R. 301 — 105th Congress: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr301>
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