Summary: H.R.679 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/21/1987)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide that if the Secretary of Health and Human Services enters into a risk-sharing contract with an eligible organization (either a health maintenance organization or a competitive medical plan) offering a "hospital-based comprehensive care program," then the entity need not meet certain requirements for Medicare participation which would otherwise have to be met. Defines a "hospital-based comprehensive care program."