New Cosponsor — Nov 18, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Shelley Berkley [D-NV1, 1999-2012]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (21 Democrats, 8 Republicans).
May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 48 pages
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide certain high cost Medicare beneficiaries suffering from multiple chronic conditions with access to coordinated, primary care medical services in lower cost treatment settings, such as their residences, under a plan of care developed by a team of qualified and experienced health care professionals.
5/21/2009--Introduced.Independence at Home Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize voluntary Independence at Home chronic care coordination pilot programs for high-cost Medicare ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 7114 (110th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009
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