H.R. 13248 (95th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage, under the supplementary medical insurance program, of certain lenses and illumination aids for individuals suffering from severe limitation of central visual acuity and of the services of an optometrist in prescribing such lenses and aids.


Jun 22, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martha Keys
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
6/22/1978--Introduced.Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide payment under the Supplementary Medical Insurance program for lenses prescribed by a physician to improve the eyesight of individuals ...

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S. 3038 (identical)

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Last Action: May 4, 1978

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Jun 22, 1978


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