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H.R. 4666: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide certain low-income territorial residents with automatic eligibility for premium and cost-sharing subsidies under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Donna Shalala

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Oct 11, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Oct 11, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 11, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Representative Donna Shalala introduces bipartisan legislation to expand Medicare Part D low-income subsidies to residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories
    — Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL27] (Sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Expand Medicare Access to Puerto Rican Residents
    — Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL9] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

Presentan legislacin bipartita que ampliara los subsidios de bajos ingresos en la Parte D de Medicare a los residentes de Puerto Rico y otros territorios
    — Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2019

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Oct 11, 2019

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