A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Kentucky. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 7, 2019
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 13, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3610 (115th).
Nov 7, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 18, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 826.
S. 2812 (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 S. 2812. 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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