To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for South Dakota At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Dec 16, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4277 (114th).
Feb 16, 2017
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H.R. 1173 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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