Summary: H.R.3425 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/04/1979)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit a provider of services, when furnishing blood to medicare recipients, from: (1) charging more than the processing fee paid by the provider for the blood; and (2) charging for the cost of the administration of the blood by the provider.

Eliminates the deductible for the first three pints of whole blood furnished during any spell of illness.