Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Alaska
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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 8 pages
About the bill
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and physicians or practitioners to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1042 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 236 — 113th Congress: Medicare Patient Empowerment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s236
“S. 236 — 113th Congress: Medicare Patient Empowerment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s236>
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