About the bill
- Full Title
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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 14, 2011
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The “S.” in “S. 818” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)(joined Apr 14, 2011)(joined May 3, 2011)(joined May 25, 2011)(joined Sep 6, 2011)(joined Jul 10, 2012)(joined Jul 31, 2012)(joined Dec 21, 2012)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 818 — 112th Congress: Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s818
“S. 818 — 112th Congress: Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s818>
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