H.R. 3849: Acupuncture for Heroes and Seniors Act of 2015

To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure access to qualified acupuncturist services for military members and military dependents, to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure access to acupuncturist services through the Department of Veterans Affairs, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of qualified acupuncturist services under the Medicare program; to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the appointment of qualified acupuncturists as officers in the commissioned Regular Corps and the Ready Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service, and for other purposes.

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Oct 28, 2015


Referred to Committee on Oct 28, 2015

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Judy Chu

Representative for California's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2015
Length: 21 pages


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Oct 28, 2015

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