A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure prompt coverage of breakthrough devices under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
May 26, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 26, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Indiana
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Last Updated: May 26, 2016
Length: 32 pages
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S. 2998 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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