S. 2110 - Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014

Health. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014

S. 2110 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014
  • Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Health
    • Accounting and auditing
    • Administrative remedies
    • Advisory bodies
    • Aging
    • Appropriations
    • Cancer
    • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
    • Child health
    • Congressional oversight
    • Crime victims
    • Crimes against children
    • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
    • Debt collection
    • Digestive and metabolic diseases
    • Disability and paralysis
    • Emergency medical services and trauma care
    • Employee hiring
    • Employment and training programs
    • Family planning and birth control
    • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
    • Government information and archives
    • Government studies and investigations
    • Government trust funds
    • Health care costs and insurance
    • Health care coverage and access
    • Health care quality
    • Health facilities and institutions
    • Health information and medical records
    • Health personnel
    • Health programs administration and funding
    • Health promotion and preventive care
    • Health technology, devices, supplies
    • Hearing, speech, and vision care
    • Home and outpatient care
    • Hospital care
    • Human trafficking
    • Indian social and development programs
    • Licensing and registrations
    • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Minority health
    • Performance measurement
    • Prescription drugs
    • Public contracts and procurement
    • Rural conditions and development
    • Sex and reproductive health
    • Sex offenses
    • State and local finance
    • State and local government operations
    • Surgery and anesthesia
    • Women's health
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/11/2014
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/11/2014
    3/11/2014Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    3/11/2014Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar3/12/2014Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
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    40 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014

    40 organizations supported this bill

    American Academy of Neurology
    Michael J. Amery, Esq. (2014, March 24). Capitol Hill Report: House Passes SGR Repeal, Senate Up Next . Retrieved March 26, 2014, from AAN.
    American Association of Colleges of Nursing
    Undersigned (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    American College of Clinical Pharmacy
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    American College of Nurse-Midwives
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    American Heart Association
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    American Nurses Association
    Undersigned (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    American Osteopathic College of Radiology
    AOCR (2014, March 19). Tell Your Senators to Vote "Yes" on SGR Repeal. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from AOCR.
    American Stroke Association
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Association for Behavioral Healthcare
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Association of University Centers on Disabilities
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    Brain Injury Association of America
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    California Public Employees' Retirement System
    Stausboll, Anne (2014, March 19). Re: Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Repeal and Payment Reform. Retrieved February 26, 2015, from Retired Public Employees Association of California.
    Cardiovascular Research Foundation
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Center for Medicare Advocacy
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    Community Action Partnership
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Family Voices
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    McFarland Clinic
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Medical Group Management Association
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    Medicare Rights Center
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Adult Day Services Association
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists
    Undersigned (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
    Undersigned (2014, March 25). APRN Organizations Support SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 (S 2110) . Retrieved February 26, 2015, from American College of Nurse-Midwives.
    National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National Association of Urban Hospitals
    NAUH (2014, March 21). NAUH Endorses SGR Bill, Way to Pay for It. Retrieved March 26, 2014, from NAUH.
    National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    national hispanic council on aging
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    National PACE Association
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    National Senior Citizens Law Center
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    Parkinson's Action Network
    Parkinson's Action Network (2014, March 21). The Latest on Medicare Therapy Caps. Retrieved February 26, 2015, from Parkinson's Action Network.
    SCAN Health Plan
    undersigned organizations (2014, March 24). Joint Letter Supporting S 2110. Retrieved April 17, 2014, from National Coalition on Health Care.
    services and advocacy for glbt elders
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.
    Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement
    undersigned (2014, March 24). S 2110 SGR Support and QI Letter. Retrieved April 11, 2014, from NAPGCM.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$476,517$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$362,802$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,569,337$0
    John BarrassoRWY$525,726$0
    Mark BegichDAK$560,158$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$575,158$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$367,725$0
    Roy BluntRMO$617,097$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$408,818$0
    John BoozmanRAR$165,635$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,577,872$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,499,201$0
    Richard BurrRNC$552,172$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$363,117$0
    Ben CardinDMD$587,458$0
    Tom CarperDDE$290,474$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$762,039$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$63,275$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$183,900$0
    Tom CoburnROK$166,963$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$198,297$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$381,523$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$316,021$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$622,239$0
    John CornynRTX$739,622$0
    Mike CrapoRID$207,852$0
    Ted CruzRTX$318,071$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$240,870$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$522,810$0
    Mike EnziRWY$207,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$424,855$0
    Deb FischerRNE$192,114$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$313,886$0
    Al FrankenDMN$345,384$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,789,482$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$287,508$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$466,260$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,276,890$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$249,400$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$851,861$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$415,281$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$328,041$0
    Dean HellerRNV$331,350$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$567,435$0
    John HoevenRND$134,360$0
    Jim InhofeROK$79,975$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$410,920$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$21,750$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$232,006$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$56,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,036,770$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$126,726$0
    Mark KirkRIL$641,568$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$561,459$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$838,620$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$91,425$0
    Mike LeeRUT$75,180$0
    Carl LevinDMI$7,750$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$318,598$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$497,477$0
    John McCainRAZ$323,342$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,839,534$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,249,271$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$746,040$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$287,649$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$395,682$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$243,117$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$177,575$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$613,436$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,135,552$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$792,372$0
    Rand PaulRKY$416,782$0
    Rob PortmanROH$575,942$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$478,432$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$124,100$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,268,909$0
    Jim RischRID$63,268$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$393,064$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$422,680$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$102,466$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$157,880$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,102,503$0
    Tim ScottRSC$426,402$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$68,850$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,216,950$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$139,775$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,165,891$0
    Jon TesterDMT$643,419$0
    John ThuneRSD$361,312$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$718,776$0
    Mark UdallDCO$564,759$0
    Tom UdallDNM$198,380$0
    David VitterRLA$341,325$0
    John E. WalshDMT$82,458$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$578,330$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,467,478$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$211,256$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$162,858$0
    Ron WydenDOR$904,794$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$476,517$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$362,802$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,569,337$0
    John BarrassoRWY$525,726$0
    Mark BegichDAK$560,158$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$575,158$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$367,725$0
    Roy BluntRMO$617,097$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$408,818$0
    John BoozmanRAR$165,635$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,577,872$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,499,201$0
    Richard BurrRNC$552,172$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$363,117$0
    Ben CardinDMD$587,458$0
    Tom CarperDDE$290,474$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$762,039$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$63,275$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$183,900$0
    Tom CoburnROK$166,963$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$198,297$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$381,523$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$316,021$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$622,239$0
    John CornynRTX$739,622$0
    Mike CrapoRID$207,852$0
    Ted CruzRTX$318,071$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$240,870$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$522,810$0
    Mike EnziRWY$207,600$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$424,855$0
    Deb FischerRNE$192,114$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$313,886$0
    Al FrankenDMN$345,384$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,789,482$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$287,508$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$466,260$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$1,276,890$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$249,400$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$851,861$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$415,281$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$328,041$0
    Dean HellerRNV$331,350$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$567,435$0
    John HoevenRND$134,360$0
    Jim InhofeROK$79,975$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$410,920$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$21,750$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$232,006$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$56,500$0
    Tim KaineDVA$1,036,770$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$126,726$0
    Mark KirkRIL$641,568$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$561,459$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$838,620$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$91,425$0
    Mike LeeRUT$75,180$0
    Carl LevinDMI$7,750$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$318,598$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$497,477$0
    John McCainRAZ$323,342$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,839,534$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,249,271$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$746,040$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$287,649$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$395,682$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$243,117$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$177,575$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$613,436$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,135,552$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$792,372$0
    Rand PaulRKY$416,782$0
    Rob PortmanROH$575,942$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$478,432$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$124,100$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,268,909$0
    Jim RischRID$63,268$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$393,064$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$23,750$0
    Marco RubioRFL$422,680$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$102,466$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$157,880$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,102,503$0
    Tim ScottRSC$426,402$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$68,850$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,216,950$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$139,775$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,165,891$0
    Jon TesterDMT$643,419$0
    John ThuneRSD$361,312$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$718,776$0
    Mark UdallDCO$564,759$0
    Tom UdallDNM$198,380$0
    David VitterRLA$341,325$0
    John E. WalshDMT$82,458$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$578,330$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,467,478$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$211,256$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$162,858$0
    Ron WydenDOR$904,794$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$10,627,250
    Other physician specialists$10,190,152
    Hospitals$8,291,087
    Civil servant/public employee$4,818,290
    Accident & health insurance$4,007,591
    Health care services$2,530,650
    Home care services$1,427,442
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,372,106
    Health care institutions$1,341,061
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,333,950
    Nurses$1,028,696
    Gay & lesbian rights & issues$919,785
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$818,376
    Pharmacists$697,066
    State & local govt employee unions$616,520
    Children's rights$609,060
    Health & welfare policy$395,530
    Elderly issues/Social Security$324,480
    Public official (elected or appointed)$116,172
    Health professionals$74,375
    Human Rights$39,250
    Consumer groups$8,650

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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