S.874 - Sickle Cell Treatment Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Talent, Jim [R-MO] (Introduced 04/10/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||02/24/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1508-1509) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.874 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Sickle Cell Treatment Act of 2003 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to include primary and secondary preventative medical strategies, treatment, and services, including genetic counseling and testing, for individuals who have Sickle Cell Disease as medical assistance under the Medicaid program.
Introduced in Senate (04/10/2003)
Directs the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration to conduct a demonstration program for the development and establishment of systemic mechanisms, including a National Coordinating Center, to improve the prevention and treatment of Sickle Cell Disease.