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H.R. 2712 (106th): Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the percentage of the national rate payable for inpatient hospitals services applicable to hospitals located in Puerto Rico to 100 percent.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Carlos Romero-Barceló

Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1999
Length: 3 pages

Aug 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Aug 4, 1999

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H.R. 2712 (106th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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