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


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.


Carlos Romero-Barceló

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large



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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1999
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

8/4/1999--Introduced.Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the formula for determining the amount of Medicare payment ... Read more >

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Aug 4, 1999

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2712”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (14D, 2R) (show)
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