H.R. 3865 (110th): Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2007


Oct 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 17, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2007
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect Medicare beneficiaries' access to home health services under the Medicare Program.

Summary (CRS)

Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 17, 2007

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. 3865”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


87 cosponsors (67D, 20R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5803 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010

S. 2181 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 17, 2007

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