All Information (Except Text) for S.723 - Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 04/15/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/15/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2013
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.
Actions Overview (1)
|04/15/2013||Introduced in Senate|
04/15/2013 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|04/15/2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
Action By: Senate
04/15/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
|Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]*||04/15/2013|
|Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]*||04/15/2013|
|Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]||05/23/2013|
|Sen. Johnson, Tim [D-SD]||05/23/2013|
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]||06/06/2013|
|Sen. Hagan, Kay R. [D-NC]||06/13/2013|
|Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]||06/17/2013|
|Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]||07/23/2013|
|Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]||08/01/2013|
|Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]||10/30/2013|
|Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]||10/30/2013|
|Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]||10/30/2013|
|Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]||02/04/2014|
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|Senate Finance||04/15/2013||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (04/15/2013)
Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2013 - Directs the Commissioner of Social Security, for purposes of determining cognitive, behavioral, and physical disability under titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act (SSA), to amend specified Listings of Impairments by providing medical and evaluation criteria for Huntington's Disease.
Amends SSA title II to waive the 24-month waiting period for coverage under the Medicare program for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease.