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
    Related Bills
    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.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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    Contributions

    1. January - February 2009 For $397,584 Against $0
    2. March - April 2009 For $1,481,837 Against $0
    3. May - June 2009 For $1,500,616 Against $0
    4. July - August 2009 For $922,840 Against $0
    5. September - October 2009 For $1,194,031 Against $0
    6. November - December 2009 For $913,013 Against $0
    7. January - February 2010 For $689,727 Against $0
    8. March - April 2010 For $1,698,067 Against $0
    9. May - June 2010 For $1,895,258 Against $0
    10. July - August 2010 For $1,514,146 Against $0
    11. September - October 2010 For $3,433,942 Against $0
    12. November - December 2010 For $301,937 Against $0
    13. January - February 2011 For $713,683 Against $0
    14. March - April 2011 For $1,542,760 Against $0
    15. May - June 2011 For $1,824,154 Against $0
    16. July - August 2011 For $838,743 Against $0
    17. September - October 2011 For $1,778,564 Against $0
    18. November - December 2011 For $1,773,831 Against $0
    19. January - February 2012 For $1,194,317 Against $0
    20. March - April 2012 For $2,077,258 Against $0
    21. May - June 2012 For $2,410,989 Against $0
    22. July - August 2012 For $2,217,156 Against $0
    23. September - October 2012 For $4,231,384 Against $0
    24. November - December 2012 For $523,768 Against $0
    25. January - February 2013 For $546,602 Against $0
    26. March - April 2013 For $1,613,817 Against $0
    27. May - June 2013 For $1,407,662 Against $0
    28. July - August 2013 For $927,137 Against $0
    29. September - October 2013 For $1,168,316 Against $0
    30. November - December 2013 For $1,041,121 Against $0
    31. January - February 2014 For $734,443 Against $0
    32. March - April 2014 For $1,345,802 Against $0
    33. May - June 2014 For $1,790,913 Against $0
    34. July - August 2014 For $1,209,432 Against $0
    35. September - October 2014 For $2,312,873 Against $0
    36. November - December 2014 For $419,816 Against $0

    Votes

      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.

      0 organizations opposed this bill

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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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