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HR 1370

Title: Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act
Author: Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)

Summary
...This bill provides for Medicare coverage of custom fabricated breast prostheses following the surgical removal of the breast (i.e., a mastectomy), including replacements of such prostheses. Currently, Medicare covers surgically implanted breast prostheses, as well as some external breast prostheses (e.g., post-surgical bras).</p>

Status
Introduced in House 02/26/2019
Introduced in House 02/26/2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/26/2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/26/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/26/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/27/2019

Bill Text
02/26/2019 - HR 1370 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)
    U.S. Representative

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