H.R. 1335 (102nd): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the penalty for late enrollment under the medicare program to 10 percent and twice the period of no enrollment.

Introduced:
Mar 07, 1991 (102nd Congress, 1991–1992)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barney Frank
Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 885 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 07, 1989

H.R. 769 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 03, 1993

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 7, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 1991
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 1991
 
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Cosponsors
68 cosponsors (51D, 16R, 1I) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

House Ways and Means

Health

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3/7/1991--Introduced.
Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to limit the late enrollment penalty to a ten percent increase in the monthly part B premium due over a period equal to twice the number of years that the part B beneficiary could have been but was not enrolled under part B.

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