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
Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2020
Length: 18 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 12, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Feb 10, 2020
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Feb 12, 2020
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Dec 17, 2020
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H.R. 5821 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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HOSPICE Act, H.R. 5821, 116th Cong. (2020).
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