H.R. 2560 (111th): Independence at Home Act of 2009


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 48 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2560”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (21D, 8R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 7114 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008

S. 1131 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

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