S. 1066: Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2015

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 23, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 23, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under part D of the Medicare program.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 23, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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