H.R. 5298 (100th): Medicare Wage Index Equity Act of 1988

Introduced:

Sep 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David “Mac” Sweeney

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to making more equitable the application of the area wage index for prospective payment of hospitals under the medicare program.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4333 (Related)
Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 10, 1988

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5298” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Sep 14, 1988

Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (8R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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