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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.

Sponsor and status


Aug 3, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

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


Rupert Hartke

Senator for Indiana



Aug 3, 1976

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S. 3719 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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