S. 343 (111th): Medicare Respiratory Therapy Initiative Act of 2009


Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Blanche Lincoln
Senator from Arkansas


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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2009
Length: 4 pages

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H.R. 1077 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 13, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage services of qualified respiratory therapists performed under the general supervision of a physician.

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S. 2704 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2008

H.R. 1077 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009

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Jan 29, 2009


8 cosponsors (4D, 3R, 1I) (show)
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