To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide equal coverage of in vitro specific IgE tests and percutaneous tests for allergies under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on April 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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12 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Apr 17, 2018
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H.R. 5541 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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