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Sep 7, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on September 7, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit small rural hospitals to elect to be paid on a reasonable cost basis.
9/7/1988--Introduced.Small Rural Hospital Preservation Act of 1988 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permit rural hospitals with fewer than 100 beds to elect to be ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5259 — 100th Congress: Small Rural Hospital Preservation Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5259
“H.R. 5259 — 100th Congress: Small Rural Hospital Preservation Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5259>
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