Vote — Jul 30, 2015 12:02 p.m.
Bill Passed 65/34
Apr 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on April 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 8, 1997
Length: 7 pages
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit classification of certain hospitals as rural referral centers, to permit reclassification of certain hospitals for disproportionate share payments, and to permit sole community hospitals to rebase Medicare payments based upon fiscal year 1994 and 1995 costs.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1248 — 105th Congress: Rural Health Care Protection Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr1248
“H.R. 1248 — 105th Congress: Rural Health Care Protection Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. July 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr1248>
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