H.R. 6854 (95th): Truth in Hospital Billing Act

Introduced:

May 3, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Barbara Jordan
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Democrat

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6854” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
May 3, 1977

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