S. 1347: Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2015

Introduced:

May 14, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Aug 5, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on August 5, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John “Johnny” Isakson

Senior Senator from Georgia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

35% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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

May 14, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 5, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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