Summary: H.R.4989 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/18/2016)

Cranial Prosthetic Medicaid Coverage Enhancement Act

This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to alter coverage requirements under a state plan for medical assistance. Specifically, a state plan that provides medical assistance for an individual's inpatient hospital services shall also provide biennial medical assistance to the individual for one cranial prosthesis, as specified by the bill. (A cranial prosthesis is a custom-made wig designed for a patient who has suffered hair loss as a result of a medical condition or treatment.)