S. 1602: Puerto Rico Hospital HITECH Amendments Act of 2015

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain hospitals in Puerto Rico to qualify for incentives for adoption and meaningful use of certified EHR Technology under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jun 17, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jun 17, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 17, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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Jun 17, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1602 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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