Federal - S 753

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 12, 2019

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 23

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  • Nov. 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Van Hollen, (D-Md.)
  • Oct. 16, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • June 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Baldwin, (D-Wis.)
  • March 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Casey, (D-Pa.)
  • March 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lankford, (R-Okla.)
  • March 12, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 18

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)Hassan, (D-N.H.)Reed, J. (D-R.I.)
    Capito, (R-W.Va.)King, A. (I-Maine)Shaheen, (D-N.H.)
    Cardin, (D-Md.)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)Smith, (D-Minn.)
    Collins, S. (R-Maine)Leahy, (D-Vt.)Stabenow, (D-Mich.)
    Coons, (D-Del.)Markey, (D-Mass.)Warren, (D-Mass.)
    Harris, K. (D-Calif.)Peters, G. (D-Mich.)Whitehouse, (D-R.I.)
  • March 12, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Finance.Congressional Record p. S1792