H.R. 3831 (112th): Medicare Hospice Care Access Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jan 25, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lee Terry
Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 25, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2867 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2013

S. 891 (Related)
Medicare Hospice Care Access Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 05, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 25, 2012
Referred to Committee Jan 25, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of attending physician assistants as attending physicians to serve hospice patients.

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Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (15D, 9R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

House Ways and Means

Health

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1/25/2012--Introduced.
Medicare Hospice Care Access Act of 2012 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to recognize attending physician assistants as attending physicians to serve hospice patients.

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