H.R. 3617 (109th): Medicare Value-Based Purchasing for Physicians’ Services Act of 2005


Jul 29, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nancy Johnson

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2005
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for value-based purchasing in the payment for physicians' services under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2005--Introduced.Medicare Value-Based Purchasing for Physicians' Services Act of 2005 - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for value-based purchasing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3617”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


49 cosponsors (39R, 10D) (show)
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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