S.1856 - Medicare Restoration Act of 1996104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dole, Robert J. [R-KS] (Introduced 06/11/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/11/1996 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1856 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/11/1996)
Medicare Restoration Act of 1996 - Establishes the National Commission on Medicare Reform to: (1) review relevant analyses of the current, short-term, and long-term financial condition of the Medicare trust funds; (2) identify problems that threaten their solvency; (3) analyze potential solutions to such problems that will both assure Medicare's financial integrity and the provision of appropriate benefits under it; (4) make recommendations to restore the solvency of the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and to provide for sustainable growth of the Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund; and (5) review and analyze such other matters as the Commission deems appropriate.
Requires a report to the President and the Congress. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide funding for the Commission.