H.R. 101 (98th): Durable Medical Equipment Disclosure Amendments of 1981

Introduced:
Jan 03, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Duncan
Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 4804 (97th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 1981

H.R. 658 (99th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 1985

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 3, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 03, 1983
 
Full Title

A bill to strengthen the assignment program for durable medical equipment under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

House Ways and Means

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1/3/1983--Introduced.
Durable Medical Equipment Disclosure Amendments of 1981 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require that payment for durable medical equipment be made on the basis of an itemized bill or on the basis of an assignment under which there must be a full written disclosure to a Medicare beneficiary of the equipment supplied and its cost.

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