A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of certain disposable medical technologies under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2015
Length: 16 pages
What legislators are saying
“Burr Bill Clears Hurdle to Increase Access to New Medical Technologies for Seniors”
— Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2015
“Bennet-Burr Bill Clears Hurdle to Increase Access to New Medical Technologies for Seniors”
— Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 24, 2015
May 7, 2015
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Jun 24, 2015
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Jul 30, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Finance
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S. 1253 (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 S. 1253. 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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