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S. 1202 (116th): Independence at Home Act of 2019

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a permanent Independence at Home medical practice program under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2019
Length: 19 pages
Apr 11, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senators Markey, Portman, and Wyden Commend Three-Year Extension of Innovative Home-Based Primary Care Medicare Program Independence At HomeRead More
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Dec 23, 2020

Senators Portman and Markey Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 18, 2019

Senators Markey and Portman Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Make Innovative Home-based Primary Care Medicare Program Permanent
    — Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Apr 17, 2019

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Apr 11, 2019

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

S. 1202 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1202. 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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