H.R.4626 - Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8] (Introduced 06/21/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||07/07/2004 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4626 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/21/2004)
Screening Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Very Efficiently (SAAAVE) Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of screening ultrasound for abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national education and information campaign to promote awareness among health care practitioners and the general public with respect to the importance of early detection and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms.