To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under part D of the Medicare program.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Oct 11, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3150 (112th).
Aug 1, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2977 (113th).
Mar 26, 2015
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H.R. 1727 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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