H.R. 5966 (97th): A bill to amend the Social Security Act to provide for a more fair and equitable computation of prevailing charge levels for medical services.


Mar 25, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donald Mitchell

Representative for New York's 31st congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/25/1982--Introduced.Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to revise the method of computing the prevailing charge level for medical services. Read more >

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Mar 25, 1982

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