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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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May 3, 1977
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6854”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr6854>
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