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, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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16 Cosponsors (11 Republicans, 5 Democrats)
Passed Senate (House next) — Aug 5, 2015
What legislators are saying
“Committee Passes Bipartisan Brady Bill to Strengthen Medicare and Prevent Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in the Program”
— Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8, 1997-2022] on Feb 26, 2015
Sep 18, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5556 (113th).
Feb 11, 2015
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Feb 26, 2015
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Mar 13, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means
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Aug 5, 2015
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1347 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 887 (114th).
H.R. 887 (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. 887. 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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