H.R. 6854 (95th): Truth in Hospital Billing Act
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
About the bill
- Full Title
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. March 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr6854>
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