To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 84 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 21, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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40 Cosponsors (40 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Schakowsky & Blumenthal Demand Answers From CMS After Unsatisfactory Nursing Home Infection Control Guidance For Coronavirus Preparedness”
— Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Sponsor) on Mar 11, 2020
Nov 21, 2019
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H.R. 5216 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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