H.R. 2692 (111th): CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act of 2009


Jun 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mac Thornberry

Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore State authority to waive the 35-mile rule for designating critical access hospitals under the Medicare Program.

Summary (CRS)

6/3/2009--Introduced.CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the Medicare rural hospital flexibility program a state may establish.Authorizes ... Read more >

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Jun 3, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2692”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (17D, 15R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4452 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2007

H.R. 3212 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2011

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