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H.R. 2552 (116th): PLACE Act of 2019

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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to prevent certain payment reductions for clinic visit services furnished at excepted off-campus outpatient departments of a provider under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Derek Kilmer

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 7, 2019
Length: 3 pages
May 7, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Kilmer Secures Provision to Prevent Cuts to Olympic Medical Center
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Jul 13, 2020

Kilmer Applauds Court Decision – Commits to Continuing Effort to Support Rural Hospitals
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019

Representatives Kilmer, Stefanik Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Protect Regional Hospitals
    — Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] (Sponsor) on May 9, 2019

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May 7, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2552 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2552. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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