S. 236 (113th): Medicare Patient Empowerment Act

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and physicians or practitioners to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lisa Murkowski

Senior Senator from Alaska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 8 pages

History

Feb 7, 2013
 
Introduced

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S. 236 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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