H.R.777 - Medicaid Mammography Coverage Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Vucanovich, Barbara F. [R-NV-2] (Introduced 02/01/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/21/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.777 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/1995)
Medicaid Mammography Coverage Act of 1995 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide Medicaid coverage of screening mammographies for women aged 35 and older. Varies the permissible frequency of such covered tests on the basis of a woman's age and her risk of developing breast cancer. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to periodically review and revise permissible frequencies of such tests.
Makes such coverage mandatory. Prohibits imposition of charges against beneficiaries for such services. Provides for a 100 percent Federal match for such screening mammography services.