To amend title XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to expand access to maternal health care, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2021
Length: 14 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on April 15, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (7 Democrats)
Apr 15, 2021
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H.R. 2598 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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