H.R. 894 (105th): Physician Assistant Incentive Act of 1997


Feb 27, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

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


Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 27, 1997
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

2/27/1997--Introduced.Physician Assistant Incentive Act of 1997 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal restrictions on the setting of services provided by physician assistants for which ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 27, 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. 894”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (14D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 1751 (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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