New Cosponsor — Dec 1, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Alan Grayson [D-FL9]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (4 Democrats).
Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2009
Length: 2 pages
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase inpatient hospital payments under the Medicare Program to Puerto Rico hospitals.
3/12/2009--Introduced.Puerto Rico Medicare Reimbursement Equity Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the formula for the Medicare inpatient hospital services payment rate ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1501 — 111th Congress: Puerto Rico Medicare Reimbursement Equity Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1501
“H.R. 1501 — 111th Congress: Puerto Rico Medicare Reimbursement Equity Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1501>
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