To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to stroke telehealth services under the Medicare program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on June 17, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Griffith's Weekly E-Newsletter 8.22.16”
— Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Sponsor) on Aug 22, 2016
“Thompson, bipartisan group introduce telestroke bill”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 17, 2015
“Beatty Highlights Ongoing Work to Improve Stroke Awareness, Research and Prevention”
— Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Co-sponsor) on May 10, 2016
Jun 17, 2015
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