H.R. 1479 (110th): Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act of 2007

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Maurice Hinchey
Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2007
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of qualified acupuncturist services under part B of the Medicare Program, and to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for coverage of such services under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 818 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 2005

H.R. 646 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2009

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History

Introduced
Mar 12, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (20D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments
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