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


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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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2000
Length: 327 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Medicare Beneficiary Improvements Subtitle A: Improved Preventive Benefits Subtitle B: Other Beneficiary Improvements Subtitle C: Demonstration Projects and Studies Title II: Rural Health Care Improvements ... Read more >

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Dec 14, 2000

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5661”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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H.R. 4577 (Related)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2000

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