H.R. 13720 (93rd): Medicare Long-Term Care Act


Mar 26, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barber Conable Jr.

Representative for New York's 35th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program of long-term care services within the medicare program, to provide for the creation of community long-term care centers and State long-term care agencies as part of a new administrative structure for the organization and delivery of long-term care services, to provide a significant role for persons eligible for long-term care benefits in the administration of the program.

Summary (CRS)

3/26/1974--Introduced.Medicare Long-Term Care Act - Establishes, under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (Medicare), a voluntary program to provide long-term care benefits for aged and disabled individuals who elect ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 26, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 13720”). 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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H.R. 2268 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 1975

H.R. 14947 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 1974

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