A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.
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Apr 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Apr 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Apr 14, 2011
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S. 818 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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