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H.R. 5106 (107th): Alopecia Fairness Expansion Act of 2002

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To provide for coverage of scalp hair prosthesis for individuals who have scalp hair loss as a result of alopecia areata under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs, State children's health insurance program (SCHIP), Federal employees health benefits program (FEHBP), veterans health care programs, TRICARE, and Indian Health Service (IHS).

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Lynn Rivers

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2002
Length: 8 pages
Jul 11, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 11, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jul 11, 2002

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H.R. 5106 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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