S. 2736: Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2016

Status:

Passed Senate on Jun 21, 2016

This bill passed in the Senate on June 21, 2016 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

45% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve access to durable medical equipment for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Mar 17, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 21, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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