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H.R. 2196 (114th): Medicare Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Improvement Act of 2015

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in the limit on the length of an agreement under the Medicare independence at home medical practice demonstration program.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Burgess

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2015
Length: 2 pages
May 1, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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4 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

See Instead

S. 971 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 30, 2015


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Burgess bill extending home-based Medicare treatment approved by House
    — Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26] (Sponsor) on Jul 16, 2015

Roskam Praises Enactment of Bill to Extend At-Home Medicare Program
    — Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 4, 2015

Thompsons bill to improve health care services, save medicare dollars to be signed into law
    — Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 15, 2015

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May 1, 2015

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H.R. 2196 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2196. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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