H.R. 986 (113th): Rural Health Clinic Fairness Act of 2013


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Aaron Schock

Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the eligibility of eligible professionals practicing in rural health clinics for electronic health records and quality improvement incentives under Medicare, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.Rural Health Clinic Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare: (1) electronic health record (EHR) incentives to eligible professionals practicing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 986”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (9R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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