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H.R. 6138: ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for ambulatory surgical center representation during the review of hospital outpatient payment rates under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Devin Nunes

Sponsor. Representative for California's 22nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jun 19, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 24, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 24, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 19, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 21, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 17, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Jul 20, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 24, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 6138 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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