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Akaka, Daniel K. (introduced 5/13/1999)
Related Bills: H.R.976
Major Action: 5/13/1999 Referred to Senate committee
bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the amount of
payment under the medicare program for pap smear laboratory tests.
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- SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED:
Investment in Women's Health Act of
- OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED:
A bill to amend title XVIII of the
Social Security Act to increase the amount of payment under the medicare
program for pap smear laboratory tests.
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- Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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SUMMARY AS OF:
Investment in Women's Health Act of 1999 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of
the Social Security Act to mandate a minimum payment of $14.60 under the
Medicare fee schedule for the laboratory test component of a diagnostic or
screening pap smear.