H.R. 2773 (111th): Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jun 09, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1295 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 18, 2009

Sponsor
Earl Blumenauer
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
Read Text »
Last Updated
Jun 09, 2009
Length
17 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6413 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2012

S. 1295 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 09, 2009
Referred to Committee Jun 09, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover transitional care services to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care under the Medicare Program.

Summary

No summaries available.

Cosponsors
13 cosponsors (11D, 2R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

 
Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.

Widget

Get a bill status widget for your website »

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion:

Notes

H.R. stands for House of Representatives bill.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the president to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

GovTrack’s Bill Summary

We don’t have a summary available yet.

Library of Congress Summary

The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.


6/9/2009--Introduced.
Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under Medicare part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of benefits for transitional care services for qualified individuals following discharge from a hospital or critical access hospital.

House Republican Conference Summary

The summary below was written by the House Republican Conference, which is the caucus of Republicans in the House of Representatives.


No summary available.

House Democratic Caucus Summary

The House Democratic Caucus does not provide summaries of bills.

So, yes, we display the House Republican Conference’s summaries when available even if we do not have a Democratic summary available. That’s because we feel it is better to give you as much information as possible, even if we cannot provide every viewpoint.

We’ll be looking for a source of summaries from the other side in the meanwhile.

Use the comment space below for discussion of the merits of H.R. 2773 (111th) with other GovTrack users.
Your comments are not read by Congressional staff.

comments powered by Disqus