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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 1997
Length: 7 pages
Apr 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 8, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 8, 1997
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H.R. 1248 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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