To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the quality of care in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and nursing facilities under the Medicare program during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 5, 2020
Length: 29 pages
What legislators are saying
“Schakowsky and Eshoo Urge Congressional Leadership to Help Prevent Nursing Home Deaths and Infections Through Future Coronavirus Relief Package”
— Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Sponsor) on Jul 24, 2020
“Rep. Waters Joins AARP Telephone Town Hall with 600+ Seniors in the 43rd District”
— Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2020
May 5, 2020
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H.R. 6698 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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