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S. 1396 (114th): Value-Based Insurance Design Seniors Copayment Reduction Act of 2015

A bill to establish a demonstration program requiring the utilization of Value-Based Insurance Design in order to demonstrate that reducing the copayments or coinsurance charged to Medicare beneficiaries for selected high-value prescription medications and clinical services can increase their utilization and ultimately improve clinical outcomes, enhance beneficiary satisfaction, and lower health care expenditures.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

John Thune

Sponsor. Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2015
Length: 12 pages
Introduced:

May 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

May 20, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 1396 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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