Summary: H.R.417 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/09/1997)

Medicare Mammography Enhancement Act of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act relating to the authorized provision of annual screening mammographies for women to: (1) prohibit payment for any screening mammography performed for a woman over 49 years of age (currently, women over 49 but under 65) within 11 months after the previous mammography was performed; (2) repeal the disallowance of payment for screening mammography performed for women over 64 within 23 months after the last mammography was performed; and (3) waive any required deductible or coinsurance payments with respect to such mammographies.