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September 19, 1942


JAMA. 1942;120(3):212. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830380044018

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Bill Introduced.—  H. R. 7534, introduced by Representative Eliot, Massachusetts, proposes to amend and extend the provisions of the Social Security Act. Among other changes, this sixty-eight page bill provides for systems (1) of disability insurance benefits, including medical, surgical, institutional, rehabilitation and other services to be supplied by the Social Security Board; (2) of temporary disability or sickness benefits; (3) of maternity benefits conditioned on compliance with such regulations with respect to antepartum, confinement and postpartum care as may be prescribed by the board, and (4) of hospitalization benefits of not less than $3 nor more than $6 for each day of hospitalization, such benefits to be available to the wife and children of the employee. In lieu of the payment of such benefits to beneficiaries, the bill proposes, the board may make arrangements with accredited hospitals for the payment of the

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