H.R.1142 - Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid Program for individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid Program for individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to inpatient hospital services to require states to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid program for: (1) individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata universalis or

Official Summary

Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to inpatient hospital services to require states to provide hair prostheses under the Medicaid program for:
(1) individuals diagnosed with alopecia areata universalis or alopecia areata totalis; or
(2) individuals whose attending physician certifies in writing the medical necessity of that proposed course of rehabilitative treatment.

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