H.R. 1418: Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equity Act of 2015

To amend part B of the title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply deemed enrollment to residents of Puerto Rico and to provide a special enrollment period and a reduction in the late enrollment penalties for certain residents of Puerto Rico.

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Mar 18, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 18, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 18, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Pedro Pierluisi

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015
Length: 5 pages


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Mar 18, 2015

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Passed House

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1418 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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