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 ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Aug 4, 1999
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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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)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2712 — 106th Congress: Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2712
“H.R. 2712 — 106th Congress: Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr2712>
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