S. 2425: Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act

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

Junior Senator from Ohio

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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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.

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