H.R. 451 (105th): To provide for a special Medicare part B enrollment period and a special medigap open enrollment period for certain military retirees and dependents.


Jan 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 20, 1997
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1/20/1997--Introduced.Instructs the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in the case of certain military retirees and dependents, to provide for a special enrollment period during which such an individual may ... Read more >

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Jan 20, 1997

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