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

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.

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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
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Jul 29, 2005

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