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S. 843 (114th): Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.

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Sponsor and status

Sherrod Brown

Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Brown Applauds MedPAC Recommendation to End Arbitrary Medicare Policy That Leaves Some Seniors to Pay for Needed Skilled Nursing Care
    — Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Sponsor) on Jun 15, 2015

Capito Introduces Bill to End Arbitrary Medicare Policy that Leaves Seniors with Unfair Costs after Receiving Necessary Care
    — Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 24, 2015

Brown, Collins, Nelson, Capito Introduce Bill to End Arbitrary Medicare Policy that Leaves Seniors with Unfair Costs After Receiving Necessary Care
    — Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Sponsor) on Mar 24, 2015

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History

Mar 24, 2015
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 843 (114th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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