H.R. 4686 (105th): Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 1998

Introduced:

Oct 2, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joseph Kennedy II

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1998
Length: 33 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 2, 1998
 
Introduced

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Votes

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