H.R. 1248 (105th): Rural Health Care Protection Act of 1997

Introduced:

Apr 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Ney
Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 8, 1997
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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H.R. 2015 (Related)
Balanced Budget Act of 1997

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 1997

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1248” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 8, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
27 cosponsors (15R, 12D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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