To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make certain changes to hospice care under the Medicare program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
Length: 6 pages
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.
Jun 25, 1996
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3714 (104th).
Feb 4, 1997
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H.R. 521 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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