Summary: S.1197 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/22/2017)

Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2017

This bill amends title II (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to waive, for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, the 24-month waiting period for Medicare coverage. Current law generally applies this waiting period to individuals deemed eligible for OASDI benefits.