S. 438 (109th): Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2005


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2005 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the outpatient therapy cap. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 438”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (29D, 15R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 569 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2003

S. 450 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 2007

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