S. 466 (110th): Medicare End-of-Life Care Planning Act of 2007


Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of an end-of-life planning consultation as part of an initial preventive physical examination under the Medicare program.

Summary (CRS)

1/31/2007--Introduced.Medicare End-of-Life Care Planning Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of an end-of-life planning consultation, including discussion of ... Read more >

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Jan 31, 2007

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 466”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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S. 465 (Related)
Advance Directives Improvement and Education Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2007

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