H.R.2587: Medical Nutrition Equity Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 22, 2017
  • Latest Major Action June 16, 2017

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Medical Nutrition Equity Act of 2017 This bill provides for coverage, under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health-care programs, and private health insurance, of foods and vitamins that are medically necessary for the management of certain digestive and metabolic disorders and conditions.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.2587.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 16, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
June 5, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 26, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 22, 2017
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
May 22, 2017
Referred to House Armed Services
May 22, 2017
Referred to House Ways and Means
May 22, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 22, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Armed Services, and Oversight and Government Reform, 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.
May 22, 2017

Introduced in the House by John Delaney (D-Md.)

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