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A bill to provide for access to all duly licensed psychologists and optometrists without prior referral in the Federal employee health benefits program.

Actions Overview (2)

06/25/1974Reported to Senate from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service with amendment, S. Rept. 93-961.
10/30/1973Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

07/15/1974Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 9440 passed in lieu.
Action By: Senate
06/25/1974Reported to Senate from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service with amendment, S. Rept. 93-961.
10/30/1973Referred to Senate Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.
Action By: Senate

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Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI]

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Senate Post Office and Civil Service10/30/1973 Referred to
06/25/1974 Reported by S.Rept 93-961

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/25/1974)


Provides that if Federal employee health insurance contract benefits include services which may be provided by a licensed psychologist or optometrist, then the employee beneficiary, annuitant or family member covered by such contract shall be free to select such psychologist or optometrist of his or her choice, shall have direct access to the same, without supervision or referral by another health practitioner, and shall be entitled under such contract to have benefits paid to him or on his behalf for such service or services. States that the provisions of this Act shall not apply to group practice prepayment plans.