About the bill
The Medicare Advantage Coverage Transparency Act of 2015 would require the Department of Health and Human Services to report to Congress on the enrollment data for Medicare Advantage plans. This data would include the location of enrolled individuals, the plans they were receiving, and other related information. The bill has been scheduled to be voted on in the House this week.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 17, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Kelly Releases Year-End Report for 2016”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Sponsor) on Dec 22, 2016
“Rep. Peters Helps Improve, Increases Access to Quality Healthcare for Seniors”
— Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA50] on Jun 17, 2015
“U.S. Rep. McSally: Our Seniors Deserve a Secure Retirement”
— Sen. Martha McSally [R-AZ, 2019-2020] on Jun 18, 2015
May 21, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 2, 2015
A committee has voted to issue 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 12, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Jun 17, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2505 (114th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2505. 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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