H.R. 6142 (112th): Assuring Medicare Stability and Access for Seniors Act of 2012


Jul 18, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare physician payment rates for 1 year.

Summary (CRS)

7/18/2012--Introduced.Assuring Medicare Stability and Access for Seniors Act of 2012 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend for one year the Medicare physician payment rates ... Read more >

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Jul 18, 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. 6142”). 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. 3630 (Related)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 22, 2012

H.R. 3765 (Related)
Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2011

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