Bill Text — Jun 21, 2012
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Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 13 pages
To provide a demonstration project under which Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries are provided the choice of health benefits coverage and access to a debit style card for the purpose of purchasing qualified health benefits coverage and paying for other health care expenses.
6/21/2012--Introduced.Choice in Healthcare Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a demonstration program under which Medicare and Medicaid eligible beneficiaries are given: (1) the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5994 — 112th Congress: Choice in Healthcare Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5994
“H.R. 5994 — 112th Congress: Choice in Healthcare Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5994>
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