H.R. 8668 (95th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the types of transportation for patients which may be included in the definition of medical and other health services under such title.


Aug 1, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 1, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ronald Sarasin

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

8/1/1977--Introduced.Amends Title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to include within the medical and other health services covered by such Title the transportation of patients confined to a stretcher ... Read more >

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Aug 1, 1977

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13 cosponsors (8D, 5R) (show)
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H.R. 6568 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 22, 1977

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