A bill to amend titles XVIII and XI of the Social Security Act to promote cost savings and quality care under the Medicare program through the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring services, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2016
Length: 26 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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18 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Schatz optimistic telemedicine could be in an end-of-year bill”
— Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Sep 12, 2016
“COCHRAN, WICKER, HARPER ACT TO ENHANCE TELEHEALTH SERVICES, BROADEN PATIENT ACCESS & CARE”
— Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS, 1979-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 3, 2016
Feb 2, 2016
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S. 2484 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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