A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prevent surprise billing practices, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2017
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Brown Outlines Legislation to Safeguard Patients from Surprise Hospital Bills”
— Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Sponsor) on Feb 15, 2017
Feb 2, 2017
S. 284 (115th) 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 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.
How to cite this information.
GovTrack.us. (2019). S. 284 — 115th Congress: End Surprise Billing Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s284
“S. 284 — 115th Congress: End Surprise Billing Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. June 25, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s284>
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