H.R. 1137 (111th): Athletic Trainers’ Equal Access to Medicare Act of 2009


Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide improved access to physical medicine and rehabilitation services under part B of the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/23/2009--Introduced.Athletic Trainers' Equal Access to Medicare Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for:(1) access to outpatient occupational and physical therapy services ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 23, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1137”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 2785 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2011

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