S. 3719 (94th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide that podiatrists shall be treated as “physicians” for certification and related purposes under the medicare program, and to provide coverage under the supplementary medical insurance program for the cutting and removal of warts; to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to include podiatrists’ services as physicians’ services for the purposes of the medical assistance program authorized by that title.

Introduced:

Aug 3, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 3, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Rupert Hartke

Senator from Indiana

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
8/3/1976--Introduced.Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide that podiatrists shall be treated as physicians for certification and related purposes under the Medicare program. Provides coverage under ... Read more >
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Introduced
Aug 3, 1976

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