Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand and revise the classification of and payment for complex rehabilitation technology items used for neurological conditions or diseases under the Medicare program.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome.
Original Development Brief – Determines the failure to introduce into evidence a psychological report pertaining to defendant’s post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) constituted ineffective assistance of counsel.
Original Development Brief – Determines that plaintiffs cannot sue under California law merely for lack of substantiation, nor would they have standing to seek injunctive relief in similar cases, but they may sue for defendant’s misrepresentations of “body chemistry”.
Implements provisions of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 that require Federal agencies to provide relevant records to the Department of Justice for inclusion in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).