S. 2261: Rural ACO Provider Equity Act of 2015

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the way beneficiaries are assigned under the Medicare shared savings program by also basing such assignment on services furnished by Federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Nov 9, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Dec 17, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on December 17, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Nov 9, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 17, 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

S. 2261 is 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.

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