New Cosponsor — Jul 31, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
The bill now has 13 cosponsors (9 Republicans, 4 Democrats).
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 4 pages
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.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 986 — 113th Congress: Rural Health Clinic Fairness Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr986
“H.R. 986 — 113th Congress: Rural Health Clinic Fairness Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr986>
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