H.R. 1985 (96th): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to repeal the provision for the establishment of Professional Standards Review Organizations to review services covered under the medicare and medicaid programs.

Introduced:

Feb 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 8, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lawrence McDonald

Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
2/8/1979--Introduced.Amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to abolish the Professional Standards Review Organizations which were established to review services covered under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 1981

H.R. 737 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 1979

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Introduced
Feb 8, 1979

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