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H.R. 5821: HOSPICE Act

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish hospice program survey and enforcement procedures under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jimmy Panetta

Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2020
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
Feb 10, 2020
Status

Ordered Reported on Feb 12, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 12, 2020.

Prognosis
17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Larson Joins Ways and Means Committee in Introducing Bills to Put Patients First, End Surprise Billing
    — Rep. John Larson [D-CT1] on Feb 11, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5821 will save $130 million through 2030.

History

Feb 10, 2020
 
Introduced

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

Feb 12, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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Passed Senate

 
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H.R. 5821 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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