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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2015
Length: 21 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on October 28, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Chu Joined By Acupuncture Advocacy Groups to Support Acupuncture for Heroes and Seniors Act”
— Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] (Sponsor) on Nov 13, 2015
Oct 28, 2015
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Jun 8, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2839 (115th).
Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1183.
H.R. 3849 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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