H.R. 4248 (104th): Medicare Antibiotic Coverage Amendments of 1996

Sep 27, 1996 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Enid Greene Waldholtz
Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district
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Sep 27, 1996
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This bill was introduced on September 27, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 27, 1996
Referred to Committee Sep 27, 1996
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under part B of the Medicare program of certain antibiotics that are parenterally administered in a home setting.


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Medicare Antibiotic Coverage Amendments of 1996 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) coverage of certain antibiotics, including vancomycin, parenterally administered in a home setting. Mandates adjustments in average standardized payment amounts in order to maintain budget neutrality.

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