To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on September 12, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Reed Works to Boost Mental Health Care with Bipartisan Bill”
— Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2018
Sep 12, 2018
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Feb 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1301 (116th).
H.R. 6781 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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