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H.R. 3171: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide that certain orthotist’s and prosthetist’s clinical notes under Medicare be treated as part of the patient’s medical record.

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Jul 10, 2017


Introduced on Jul 10, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 10, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Mike Bishop

Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2017
Length: 2 pages


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Jul 10, 2017

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H.R. 3171 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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