H.R. 794 (113th): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare Program.

Introduced:

Feb 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Janice “Jan” Schakowsky
Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district
Democrat

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
2/15/2013--Introduced.Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to treat as a physician, for Medicare purposes, a clinical psychologist acting within the scope of a psychologist's license (or other ...

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Last Action: May 23, 2013

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History

Introduced
Feb 15, 2013

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58 cosponsors (50D, 8R) (show)
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