H.R. 1543 (112th): Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011

Introduced:

Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, 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: Apr 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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History

Apr 14, 2011
 
Introduced

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