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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2011
- What is a bill?
The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1257” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
There have been no votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Find Similar Bills
Search for similar bills.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1257 — 113th Congress: Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1257
“H.R. 1257 — 113th Congress: Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. May 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1257>
|title=H.R. 1257 (113th)
|accessdate=May 24, 2015
|author=113th Congress (2013)
|date=March 19, 2013
|quote=Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2013