HR 1051

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1051

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify the use of private contracts by medicare beneficiaries for professional services and to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefits.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 2011

Mr. SAM JOHNSON of Texas (for himself, Mr. SESSIONS, Mr. PAUL, Mrs. BLACK, and Mr. MCCAUL) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify the use of private contracts by medicare beneficiaries for professional services and to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefits.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. USE OF PRIVATE CONTRACTS BY MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.

SEC. 3. ALLOWING INDIVIDUALS TO CHOOSE TO OPT OUT OF THE MEDICARE PART A BENEFIT.

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