H.R.1761: HELLPP Act

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123 (80 Democrats, 43 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians Act or HELLPP Act - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to include podiatrists as physicians in order to cover their services under the Medicaid program. Amends SSA title XVIII (Medicare) to revise requirements for coverage of therapeutic shoes for individuals with diabetes regarding the processes of: (1) documentation by a physician of, and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 3, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 26, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 25, 2013
Referred to House Ways and Means
April 25, 2013
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
April 25, 2013

Introduced in the House by Lee Terry (R-Neb.)

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