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: Jun 8, 2017
Length: 18 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on June 8, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Oct 28, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3849 (114th).
Jun 8, 2017
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Feb 13, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1183.
H.R. 2839 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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