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Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
Length: 3 pages
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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Last Action: Apr 14, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5950 — 111th Congress: Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5950
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