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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Mar 26, 1974

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H.R. 13720 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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