Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jul 18, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
This bill was introduced on July 18, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district
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.
7/18/1983--Introduced.Medicare Pacemaker Payment Reform and Patient Protection Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to reduce the reimbursement:(1) for new cardiac pacemakers by 15 percent;(2) for ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 20, 1983
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3590 — 98th Congress: Medicare Pacemaker Payment Reform and Patient Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr3590
“H.R. 3590 — 98th Congress: Medicare Pacemaker Payment Reform and Patient Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hr3590>
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