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H.R. 4963 (102nd): Primary Care Health Practitioner Incentive Act of 1992

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for increased medicare reimbursement for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and certified nurse midwife, to increase the delivery of health services in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district. Democrat.


Apr 9, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Apr 9, 1992

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H.R. 4963 (102nd) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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