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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 1999
Length: 3 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
This bill was introduced on August 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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16 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Aug 4, 1999
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H.R. 2712 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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