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

Introduced:

May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 21, 2009
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (21D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Subject Areas
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. 3130 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2016

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