A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require each hospital providing patients with inpatient hospital services under the programs or plans under such titles to furnish each such patient with written notice of charges for particular inpatient hospital services provided by the hospital to the patient.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
May 3, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 3, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 6854 (95th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 6854 — 95th Congress: Truth in Hospital Billing Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr6854
“H.R. 6854 — 95th Congress: Truth in Hospital Billing Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. June 27, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr6854>
|title=H.R. 6854 (95th)
|accessdate=June 27, 2017
|author=95th Congress (1977)
|date=May 3, 1977
|quote=Truth in Hospital Billing Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.