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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Rural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a sustainable future for rural healthcare.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/16/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
05/16/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 05/16/2017
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]* 05/16/2017
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 10/30/2017
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 02/26/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance05/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/16/2017)

Rural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act

This bill revises provisions related to health care in rural areas, including by allowing certain small rural hospitals and critical access hospitals to be designated as rural emergency hospitals for purposes of receiving special payment under Medicare.