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Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
Length: 6 pages
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make certain changes to hospice care under the Medicare program.
2/4/1997--Introduced.Medicare Hospice Benefit Amendments of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to hospice care to:(1) restructure the hospice care benefit period;(2) cover any ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 1996
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 521 — 105th Congress: Medicare Hospice Benefit Amendments of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr521
“H.R. 521 — 105th Congress: Medicare Hospice Benefit Amendments of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr521>
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