H.R. 5772: BENES Act of 2016

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to educate individuals approaching Medicare eligibility, to simplify and modernize the eligibility enrollment process, and to provide for additional assistance for complaints and requests of Medicare beneficiaries that relate to their enrollment in the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Jul 13, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 13, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Raul Ruiz

Representative for California's 36th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2016
Length: 16 pages


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Jul 13, 2016

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