H.R. 2570: Strengthening Medicare Advantage through Innovation and Transparency for Seniors of 2015

Introduced:

May 22, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 17, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 17, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Diane Black

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015
Length: 17 pages

Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of patient encounters in ambulatory surgical centers in determining meaningful EHR use, establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for selected high-value prescription medications and clinical services can increase their utilization and ultimately improve clinical outcomes and lower health care expenditures, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 22, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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