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Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.

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Date Actions Overview
02/01/2017Introduced in Senate

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02/01/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S596-597; text of measure as introduced: CR S597)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (37)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 02/01/2017
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 02/01/2017
Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]* 02/01/2017
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 02/08/2017
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 02/08/2017
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 02/08/2017
Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 02/10/2017
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 02/10/2017
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 02/10/2017
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 02/13/2017
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 02/14/2017
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 02/14/2017
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] 02/14/2017
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] 02/28/2017
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 02/28/2017
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 03/07/2017
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] 03/07/2017
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] 03/14/2017
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] 03/30/2017
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] 04/04/2017
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 04/07/2017
Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] 04/07/2017
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] 04/25/2017
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] 05/24/2017
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 05/24/2017
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 06/06/2017
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] 07/11/2017
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] 08/02/2017
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] 09/06/2017
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] 09/06/2017
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] 09/06/2017
Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA] 09/06/2017
Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] 09/12/2017
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] 09/26/2017
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 10/17/2017
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 10/30/2017
Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] 01/03/2018

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance02/01/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/01/2017)

Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017

This bill repeals existing caps on Medicare payment for certain outpatient physical-therapy services and speech-language pathology services. Under current law, annual payment for such services is capped at $1,980 in 2017, with specified percentage increases to that limit in subsequent years.