H.R.5712: Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act of 2010

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced July 13, 2010
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 30, 2010

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 18, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act of 2010 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to continue the existing 2.2% physician payment update that expires November 30, 2010, for an additional month through December 31, 2010. Applies a 20% reduction, rather than the current 25% reduction,...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.R.5712.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.5712.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Budget
Referred to House Ways and Means
Mr. Stark moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5712.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 465.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Mr. Pallone moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on the Senate amendments to H.R.5712.
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 111-286.
July 13, 2010

Introduced in the House by Sander M. Levin (D-Mich.)

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