H.R. 987 (95th): A bill to amend XVIII of the Social Security Act to include hearing aids and dentures among the items and services for which payment may be made under the supplementary medical insurance program.

Introduced:
Jan 04, 1977 (95th Congress, 1977–1978)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Carlos Moorhead
Representative for California's 22nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Action: Jun 30, 1977

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 4, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 1977
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 1977
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

House Ways and Means

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1/4/1977--Introduced.
Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide payment for hearing aids and dentures under the supplementary medical insurance program.

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