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Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend 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
01/31/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
01/31/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S803-804)
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (47)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]* 01/31/2019
Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND] 02/07/2019
Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH] 02/07/2019
Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR] 02/11/2019
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 02/12/2019
Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND] 02/13/2019
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 02/25/2019
Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY] 02/25/2019
Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] 02/25/2019
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 02/25/2019
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD] 02/28/2019
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 03/11/2019
Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA] 03/25/2019
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 03/25/2019
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 03/28/2019
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 04/09/2019
Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH] 04/09/2019
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] 04/11/2019
Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ] 04/29/2019
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 04/29/2019
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 04/29/2019
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 04/30/2019
Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO] 04/30/2019
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 05/02/2019
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 05/14/2019
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ] 05/20/2019
Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS] 05/20/2019
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] 06/12/2019
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] 06/20/2019
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 07/09/2019
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT] 07/22/2019
Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI] 07/30/2019
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA] 07/31/2019
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] 09/09/2019
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV] 09/18/2019
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 09/23/2019
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] 10/22/2019
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] 11/20/2019
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] 12/16/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] 12/16/2019
Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK] 01/08/2020
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] 02/05/2020
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA] 02/05/2020
Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ] 02/11/2020
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] 02/12/2020
Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN] 02/13/2020
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] 02/25/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance01/31/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/31/2019)

Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019

This bill allows Medicare payment for home health services ordered by a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, a certified nurse-midwife, or a physician assistant. Currently, coverage is provided only for services ordered by a physician.