S. 1996 (103rd): Medicare Choice Act of 1994


Mar 25, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Durenberger

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Apr 11, 1994
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiaries a choice among health plans, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/25/1994--Introduced.Medicare Choice Act of 1994 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to replace current provisions for payments to health maintenance organizations and competitive medical plans ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 25, 1994

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 11, 1994
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1996”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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