S. 2261 (114th): 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 9, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 17, 2015 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2015
Length: 3 pages

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.

S. 2261 (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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