Hospital, Nursing Home, and Surgical Benefits for OASI Beneficiaries: Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4700, a Bill to Amend the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code So as to Provide Insurance Against the Cost of Hospital, Nursing Home, and Surgical Service for Persons Eligible for Old-age and Survivors Insurance Benefits, and for Other Purposes. July 13-17, 1959
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - 720 pages
Considers H.R. 4700, to guarantee adequate health care for dependent survivors and aged, retired and disabled individuals by amending the Social Security Act and Internal Revenue Code to establish and finance compulsory insurance against costs of hospitalization, nursing home care and surgical services.
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