Bill Text — Sep 16, 2012
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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the establishment of shared decision making standards and requirements and to establish a pilot program for the implementation of shared decision making under the Medicare program.
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1133”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1133 — 111th Congress: Empowering Medicare Patient Choices Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1133
“S. 1133 — 111th Congress: Empowering Medicare Patient Choices Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1133>
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