To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide cranial prostheses under the Medicaid program when a physician finds such treatment necessary for individuals affected by diseases and medical conditions that cause hair loss.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 18, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Apr 18, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 18, 2016
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H.R. 4989 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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