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H.R. 5201 (116th): Telemental Health Expansion Act of 2020

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Doris Matsui

Sponsor. Representative for California's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 24, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Nov 20, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 30, 2020
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 15, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 5201 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5201. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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