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Short Titles as Introduced

Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act of 2008

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid Program for individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata.


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Date
04/30/2008Introduced in House

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Date
04/30/2008Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/30/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Energy and Commerce04/30/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/30/2008)

Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act of 2008 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to inpatient hospital services to require states to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid program for: (1) individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata universalis or alopecia areata totalis; or (2) individuals whose attending physician certifies in writing the medical necessity of that proposed course of rehabilitative treatment.