US HB2951 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on May 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-24 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Medicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of dental and oral health services, including routine diagnostic and preventive services, basic and major dental services, and emergency care; dental prostheses are also covered. Currently, such services are excluded from Medicare coverage.

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Title

Medicare Dental Benefit Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-24HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-05-23HouseReferred 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.
2019-05-23HouseReferred 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.
2019-05-23HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB22 (Same As) 2019-01-03 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
SB1423 (Related) 2019-05-13 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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