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H.R. 3821 (114th): Medicaid DOC Act

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To amend title XIX to require the publication of a provider directory in the case of States providing for medical assistance on a fee-for-service basis or through a primary care case-management system, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Collins

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2016
Length: 8 pages
Oct 23, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 13, 2016. (compare text)

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What legislators are saying

Reps. Collins & Tonkos Legislation Improving Medicaid Access Unanimously Passes House
    — Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27, 2013-2019] (Sponsor) on Mar 3, 2016

Hartzler votes to Protect Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] on Jul 7, 2016

Grassley Introduces Bill to Make Sure Medicaid Beneficiaries Have Updated Information on Available Doctors
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] on Mar 2, 2016

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Oct 23, 2015

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Nov 3, 2015
Considered by Health

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Nov 17, 2015
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 18, 2015
Ordered Reported

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Feb 23, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 3821 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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