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

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.

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Mar 17, 2016


Passed Senate on Jun 21, 2016

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


John Thune

Senior Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
Length: 6 pages


11% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Mar 17, 2016

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

S. 2736 is 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.

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