H.R. 521 (105th): Medicare Hospice Benefit Amendments of 1997

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make certain changes to hospice care under the Medicare program.

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Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Benjamin Cardin

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
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Feb 4, 1997

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