A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit negotiated rates with preferred provider organizations under the medicare program and to permit group health care payors to provide for alternative rates with providers of health care.
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Sponsor and status
Jun 14, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 14, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district
Jun 14, 1984
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H.R. 5861 (98th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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