To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 19, 2017
Length: 32 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Black Fights for Healthcare Provisions Included in Government Funding Measure”
— Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2018
“Fitzpatrick: Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018”
— Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 13, 2017
May 19, 2017
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H.R. 2556 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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