Jan 9, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 9, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 9, 1997
Length: 13 pages
About the bill
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, 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, and to expand research and education programs of the National Institutes of Health and the Public Health Service relating to prostate cancer.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 448 — 105th Congress: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr448
“H.R. 448 — 105th Congress: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. August 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr448>
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