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- Full Title
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for prospective payment under the Medicare program for inpatient services of rehabilitation hospitals and units based on discharges classified by functional-related groups.
- Summary (CRS)
2/5/1997--Introduced.Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units Medicare Payment Equity Act of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for prospective payment for inpatient rehabilitation hospital services ...
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Feb 5, 1997
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 585”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
6 cosponsors (4D, 2R)
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Balanced Budget Act of 1997
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 1997
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 585 — 105th Congress: Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units Medicare Payment Equity Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr585
“H.R. 585 — 105th Congress: Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units Medicare Payment Equity Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr585>
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