H.R. 3590 (98th): Medicare Pacemaker Payment Reform and Patient Protection Act

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:

Ron Wyden

Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for procedures and payment limitations with respect to the furnishing of cardiac pacemakers in order to achieve cost savings for the medicare program, improve the quality of patient care, and insure against fraud and abuse, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

H.R. 4136 (Related)
Medicare and Medicaid Budget Reconciliation Amendments of 1983

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 20, 1983

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History

Introduced
Jul 18, 1983

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments
Health

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