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.
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Sponsor and status
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
Sep 7, 1988
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H.R. 5259 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5259. This is the one from the 100th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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