S. 688: Establishing Beneficiary Equity in the Hospital Readmission Program Act of 2015

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust the Medicare hospital readmission reduction program to respond to patient disparities, and for other purposes.

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Mar 10, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 10, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 10, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Joe Manchin III

Senior Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2015
Length: 9 pages


Mar 10, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 688 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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