To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive.
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Nov 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015
Length: 22 pages
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H.R. 4059 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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