H.R.1826: Fairness in Medicare Part B Enrollment Act of 2021

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Fairness in Medicare Part B Enrollment Act of 2021 This bill exempts an individual from late-enrollment penalties for Medicare medical services if the individual resided in Puerto Rico as of the date of eligibility and the individual enrolls within five years of such date. Currently, the late enrollment penalty is 10% of monthly premiums for each 12-month period during which the individual was not enrolled, and the penalty continues to apply...

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March 12, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 11, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
March 11, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 11, 2021
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