S. 2425 (114th): Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act

A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve payments for complex rehabilitation technology and certain radiation therapy services, to ensure flexibility in applying the hardship exception for meaningful use for the 2015 EHR reporting period for 2017 payment adjustments, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-115

Sponsor:

Robert “Rob” Portman

Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 861: PRIME Act of 2015

Ordered Reported by Committee on Jun 24, 2015. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 4273: Medicare and Medicaid Improvements and Adjustments Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Dec 16, 2015. 22% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2409: Medicare and Medicaid Improvements and Adjustments Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Dec 16, 2015. 22% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3718: Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures to Restore Integrity to Benefits Act of 2015

Referred to Committee on Oct 8, 2015. 91% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 18, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 18, 2015
 
Passed Senate

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

Dec 18, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 28, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2425 (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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