H.R. 893 (105th): Primary Care Health Practitioner Incentive Act of 1997

Introduced:

Feb 27, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edolphus “Ed” Towns
Representative for New York's 10th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 1997
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for increased Medicare reimbursement for nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to increase the delivery of health services in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1750 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 6, 1995

H.R. 2015 (Related)
Balanced Budget Act of 1997

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 1997

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 893” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Feb 27, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
58 cosponsors (48D, 9R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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