H.R. 3588 (98th): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit hospice programs to provide nursing care either directly or through other medicare providers.

Introduced:

Jul 18, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

William Ratchford
Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
7/18/1983--Introduced.Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide that if a hospice program does not provide its own nursing care, such care must be provided through a ...

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History

Introduced
Jul 18, 1983

Details

Cosponsors
69 cosponsors (52D, 16R, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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