H.R. 1190: Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 23, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 23, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

David “Phil” Roe

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2015 would repeal the sections of the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) that established the Independent Payment Advisory Board, or IPAB. The IPAB is a board of 15 members who can reduce Medicare spending if spending grows too fast. The bill has received support from 215 Republican and 20 Democratic ...

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History

Mar 2, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 2, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 23, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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