Thirty-Sixth Member of Congress Signs on the Support HR 818
By Editorial Staff
Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-8th District) has become the 36th co-sponsor of HR 818, the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act of 2005. To date, representatives from 18 states and
territories have agreed to co-sponsor HR 818, which, if passed, would amend Social Security Act to provide for coverage of qualified acupuncturist services under part B of the Medicare program, and amend title 5 of the United States Code to provide for coverage of such services under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.
For more information on HR 818, visit http://thomas.loc.gov and enter "HR 818" in the "Search Bill Text" field.