H.R. 2590 (111th): Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2009

Introduced:

May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Diana DeGette
Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes.

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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. 2922 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2007

H.R. 2741 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2011

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History

Introduced
May 21, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (7D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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