H.R. 6145 (97th): Medicare Long-Term Care Act of 1982

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program of long-term care services within the medicare program, to provide for the creation of community long-term care centers and State long-term care agencies as part of a new administrative structure for the organization and delivery of long-term care services, to provide a significant role for persons eligible for long-term care benefits in the administration of the program, and for other purposes.

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Apr 22, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barber Conable Jr.

Representative for New York's 35th congressional district



Apr 22, 1982

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H.R. 6145 (97th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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