H.R. 5661 (106th): Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000

To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide benefits improvements and beneficiary protections in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs and the State child health insurance program (SCHIP), as revised by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999, and for other purposes.

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Dec 14, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 14, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 21st congressional district



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Dec 14, 2000

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