H.R. 5624 (112th): Rural Hospital and Provider Equity and 340B Improvement Act of 2012


May 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 8, 2012
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas to health care providers under the Medicare program, to amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to extend discounts under the 340B program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2012--Introduced.Rural Hospital and Provider Equity and 340B Improvement Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of the Senate that residents of rural and frontier communities should have access to affordable, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5624”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 5194 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2012

H.R. 3859 (Related)
Rural Hospital and Provider Equity Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 2012

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