H.R. 4989 (114th): Cranial Prosthetic Medicaid Coverage Enhancement Act

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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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.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district



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Apr 18, 2016

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