H.R. 5950 (111th): Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2010

Introduced:

Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Courtney

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of observation status in a hospital exceeding 24 hours toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.

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H.R. 1543 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jul 29, 2010

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Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (10D, 1R) (show)
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