H.R.678 - Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] (Introduced 01/26/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||01/26/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
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Summary: H.R.678 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/26/2009)
Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2009 - Directs the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical criteria for evaluating disability caused by adult-onset and juvenile Huntington's Disease.
Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.