S.648 - Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2011

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. view all titles (2)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: 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. as introduced.
  • Short: Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2011 as introduced.

This Bill currently has no wiki content. If you would like to create a wiki entry for this bill, please Login, and then select the wiki tab to create it.

Bill’s Views

  • Today: 2
  • Past Seven Days: 3
  • All-Time: 2,062
 
Introduced
 
Senate
Passes
 
House
Passes
 
President
Signs
 

 
03/16/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsor

Senator

Kirsten Gillibrand

D-NY

View Co-Sponsors (12)

Official Summary

3/17/2011--Introduced.Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2011 - 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

Official Summary

3/17/2011--Introduced.Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2011 - 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 Hunington's Disease.

...Read the Rest


Latest Letters to Congress

See All Letters (4)
 


Vote on This Bill

100% Users Support Bill

3 in favor / 0 opposed
 

Send Your Senator a Letter

about this bill Support Oppose Tracking
Track with MyOC