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S.569: Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2013

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Sponsor Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 28 (25 Democrats, 2 Independents, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 14, 2013
Latest Major Action March 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward the three-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.