Federal - S 568

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.

Introduced

March 8, 2017

Description

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 21

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  • Sept. 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    King, A. (I-Maine)
  • Sept. 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Baldwin, (D-Wis.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Peters, G. (D-Mich.)
  • May 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)
  • May 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Heitkamp, (D-N.D.)
  • May 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Grassley, (R-Iowa)
  • May 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
  • April 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Coons, (D-Del.)Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
  • April 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Shaheen, (D-N.H.)
    (In the legislative day that began on April 4, 2017.)
  • April 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Ernst, (R-Iowa)
    (In the legislative day that began on April 4, 2017.)
  • March 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cardin, (D-Md.)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)
    Franken, (D-Minn.)Murphy, C. (D-Conn.)
  • March 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Markey, (D-Mass.)Reed, J. (D-R.I.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
  • March 8, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Capito, (R-W.Va.)Collins, S. (R-Maine)Nelson, (D-Fla.)
  • March 8, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Finance.Congressional Record p. S1689