To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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90 Cosponsors (58 Democrats, 32 Republicans)
Mar 15, 2017
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Mar 17, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1634.
H.R. 1542 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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