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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2015
Length: 9 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on March 10, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Portman Welcomes New Opioid Funding as President Signs 21st Century CURES”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2016
“As Senate Passes 21st Century CURES, Portman Welcomes New Opioid Funding”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 7, 2016
“Portman Praises CURES Package, Welcomes New Opioid Funding”
— Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 28, 2016
Mar 10, 2015
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S. 688 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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