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- Summary (CRS)
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permit an individual to elect hospice care, in lieu of certain other benefits, during two periods of 180 days each ...
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Dec 15, 1981
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1958”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
52 cosponsors (31D, 21R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 1981
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