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Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/26/2015Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
02/26/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1163-1164)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (52)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]* 02/26/2015
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] 03/03/2015
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 03/10/2015
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 03/16/2015
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 03/17/2015
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 03/17/2015
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 03/23/2015
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM] 03/23/2015
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] 03/23/2015
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] 03/24/2015
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] 03/24/2015
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 04/16/2015
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 04/16/2015
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 04/21/2015
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] 04/23/2015
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] 04/29/2015
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] 05/04/2015
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 05/11/2015
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 05/11/2015
Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN] 05/13/2015
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] 05/18/2015
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] 05/19/2015
Sen. Boxer, Barbara [D-CA] 05/19/2015
Sen. Cochran, Thad [R-MS] 06/10/2015
Sen. Heitkamp, Heidi [D-ND] 06/11/2015
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] 06/11/2015
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 06/15/2015
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] 06/16/2015
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] 06/18/2015
Sen. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL] 06/22/2015
Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] 06/23/2015
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 06/24/2015
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 07/08/2015
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] 07/27/2015
Sen. Ayotte, Kelly [R-NH] 07/30/2015
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] 09/21/2015
Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK] 10/06/2015
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 11/03/2015
Sen. Donnelly, Joe [D-IN] 11/05/2015
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] 11/19/2015
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 12/01/2015
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] 12/10/2015
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 02/23/2016
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 02/24/2016
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] 03/03/2016
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 04/04/2016
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] 04/05/2016
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] 04/05/2016
Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] 04/21/2016
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 06/23/2016
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] 06/29/2016
Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID] 11/15/2016

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance02/26/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/26/2015)

Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services.

Allows payment for home health services to Medicare beneficiaries by: (1) a nurse practitioner, (2) a clinical nurse specialist working in collaboration with a physician in accordance with state law, (3) a certified nurse-midwife, or (4) a physician assistant under a physician's supervision.