H.R. 887: Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2015

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Feb 26, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 26, 2015.

Sponsor:

Diane Black

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 1347 (same title)
Passed Senate — Aug 5, 2015

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, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 26, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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