To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits.
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Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
Length: 9 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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H.R. 1650 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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