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H.R. 945 (116th): Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Mike Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jan 31, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 9, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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Jan 31, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 30, 2020
 
Considered by Health

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Sep 9, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 945 (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. 945. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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