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H.R. 3417: Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient improvements and rural and quality improvements under the Medicare program.

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Richard Neal

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2019
Length: 38 pages
Jun 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 26, 2019.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Neal Opening Statement at Markup of Health Legislation
    — Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] (Sponsor) on Jun 26, 2019

DelBenes Legislation Expanding Access to Mental Health Telemedicine Advances Through Ways & Means Committee
    — Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA1] on Jun 27, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 3417 will add $3.6 billion in new spending through 2029.


Jun 21, 2019

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Jun 26, 2019
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H.R. 3417 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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