A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to refine how Medicare pays for orthotics and prosthetics and to improve beneficiary experience and outcomes with orthotic and prosthetic care, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2017
Length: 20 pages
May 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 23, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 829 (114th).
May 22, 2017
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S. 1191 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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