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A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the earnings limitation, to provide benefits for husbands, widowers, and fathers on the same basis as wives, widows, and mothers, to eliminate the 5-month waiting period for disability benefits, to provide for the payment of benefits to an individual through the month of his or her death, to provide an optional exemption from coverage for individuals 65 years of age and over, and to provide that a beneficiary's marriage or remarriage will not affect his or her benefits; and to amend title XVIII of such act to authorize direct payments to physicians and other providers at their option under the supplementary medical insurance programs.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 11555 — 94th Congress: Social Security Reform Amendments. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr11555
“H.R. 11555 — 94th Congress: Social Security Reform Amendments.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. May 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr11555>
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