H.R.1551: Nutrition CARE Act of 2021

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92 (84 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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Nutrition Counseling Aiding Recovery for Eating Disorders Act of 2021 or the Nutrition CARE Act of 2021 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services for individuals with eating disorders. Such services must be furnished by a registered dietitian or nutrition professional pursuant to a referral from a physician, psychologist, or other authorized mental health professional.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
March 4, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 3, 2021
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.
March 3, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 3, 2021

Introduced in the House by Judy Chu (D-Calif.)

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