H.R.2404: Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015

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163 (99 Democrats, 64 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Treat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in addition to qualified primary care physicians and other primary care practitioners, to cover intensive behavioral therapy for obesity furnished by: (1) a physician who is not a qualified primary care physician; (2) an evidence-based, community-based HHS-approved lifestyle counseling...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Bill Actions

Date Description
June 1, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 22, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 18, 2015
Referred to House Ways and Means
May 18, 2015
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 18, 2015

Introduced in the House by Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.)

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