To provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a craniofacial, oral, or maxillofacial congenital anomaly or birth defect.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 10, 2022
Length: 13 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
May 10, 2022
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H.R. 7702 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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