To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require providers of services and health maintenance organizations under the medicare and medicaid programs to assure that individuals receiving services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves.
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Sponsor and status
Apr 3, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 3, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 17th congressional district
Apr 3, 1990
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H.R. 4449 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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