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Oct 2, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on October 2, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1998
Length: 33 pages
To amend titles XI, XVIII, and XIX of the Social Security Act to permit paid staff other than nurse aides and licensed health professionals to provide feeding and hydration assistance to residents in nursing facilities participating in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs (and to provide special training requirements for such staff), and to establish a program to ensure that such facilities do not employ individuals who have a history of patient or resident abuse or have been convicted of certain crimes.
Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 1998 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to prohibit nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities from ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4686 — 105th Congress: Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4686
“H.R. 4686 — 105th Congress: Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr4686>
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