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H.R. 2408 (116th): Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to update and clarify the classification of and applicable payment methodology for complex rehabilitation technology items under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 28 pages
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


36 Cosponsors (24 Democrats, 12 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Deeper dive: New bill builds framework for separate benefit
    — Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5, 2003-2020] (Sponsor) on Jun 10, 2019

Higgins & Sensenbrenner Recognize National CRT Awareness Week; Push for Passage of Legislation Providing Individuals with Severe Medical Needs with Greater Access to Adaptive Technology
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 23, 2019

Congressman Higgins & Local Advocates Detail Bipartisan Bill to Help Individuals with Severe Medical Needs
    — Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] (Co-sponsor) on May 6, 2019

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Apr 30, 2019

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

H.R. 2408 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2408. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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