H.R. 6059 (112th): Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2012


Jun 29, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect Medicare beneficiaries' access to home health services under the Medicare Program.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2012--Introduced.Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2012 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 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. 6059”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 5803 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010

S.Res. 231 (Related)
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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 11, 2011

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