H.R.4859: PAATCH Act

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Patient Accessibility and Access To Community Healthcare Act or the PAATCH Act This bill allows a hospital that was designated as a sole community hospital on or before March 13, 2020, to retain this status for a 10-year period beginning on the date of the bill's enactment. Sole community hospitals are rural hospitals or hospitals that are the sole source of inpatient care in a certain geographic area. Such hospitals receive specialized...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
July 29, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 29, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
July 29, 2021

Introduced in the House by Michael Waltz (R-Fla.)

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