H.R.4789 - Public Option Act

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare. view all titles (5)

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  • Official: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare. as introduced.
  • Popular: Public Option Act as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare You Can Buy Into Act as introduced.
  • Short: Public Option Act as introduced.
  • Official: Medicare You Can Buy Into Act as introduced.

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Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare.
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Official Summary

Public Option Act or the Medicare You Can Buy Into Act - Amends part A of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare.




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