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H.R. 2697, The Optometric Equity in Medicaid Act of 2009 (3 wiki edits)
- This item is from the 111th Congress (2009-2010) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
- This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as H.R. 1219, The Optometric Equity in Medicaid Act.
H.R. 2697 would amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require Medicaid coverage of professional services of optometrists that are otherwise covered when furnished by a physician.