H.R.5106 - Alopecia Fairness Expansion Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rivers, Lynn N. [D-MI-13] (Introduced 07/11/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Government Reform; Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services; Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/09/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5106 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Alopecia Fairness Expansion Act of 2002 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare), title XIX (Medicaid), and title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act to include coverage of scalp hair prosthesis for individuals who have scalp hair loss as a result of alopecia areata.
Introduced in House (07/11/2002)
Amends Federal civil service law with respect to the Federal Employee Health Benefit Plan, as well as Federal law relating to armed forces and veteran benefits, and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act with respect to Native Americans, to include coverage of scalp hair prosthesis for individuals who have scalp hair loss as a result of alopecia areata.