Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 1531 - Patient Freedom Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to reform the provision of health insurance coverage by promoting health savings accounts, State-based alternatives to coverage under the Affordable Care Act, and price transparency, in order to promote a more market-based health care system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patient Freedom Act of 2015

S. 1531 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to reform the provision of health insurance coverage by promoting health savings accounts, State-based alternatives to coverage under the Affordable Care Act, and price transparency, in order to promote a more market-based health care system, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to reform the provision of health insurance coverage by promoting health savings accounts, State-based alternatives to coverage under the Affordable Care Act, and price transparency, in order to promote a more market-based health care system, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Patient Freedom Act of 2015
  • Patient Freedom Act of 2015
Sponsor
Bill Cassidy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Income tax credits
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State and local government operations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced6/09/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced6/09/2015
6/09/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
6/09/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

34 times as much
$14,631,643
$3,868,455
$18,500,098
$547,752
$547,752

opposed this bill

2 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Patient Freedom Act of 2015

2 organizations supported this bill

Health Savings Account Council
Health Savings Account Council (2016, February 11). HSA 114th Congress Legislation. Retrieved February 11, 2016, from Health Savings Account Council.
National Center for Public Policy Research
National Center for Public Policy Research (2015, June 22). The Patient Freedom Act: A Roadmap for ObamaCare Opponents if Plaintiffs Win in King v. Burwell. Retrieved September 4, 2015, from National Center for Public Policy Research.

1 organization opposed this bill

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Lueck, Sarah (2015, June 11). New Republican Proposal Would Leave Millions Uninsured or Underinsured. Retrieved September 4, 2015, from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,900$7,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$447,340$18,900
Tammy BaldwinDWI$16,750$7,472
John BarrassoRWY$31,733$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$65,475$3,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$18,525$4,700
Roy BluntRMO$186,611$93,380
Cory A. BookerDNJ$69,500$15,700
John BoozmanRAR$32,032$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$50,700$12,000
Richard BurrRNC$188,949$8,000
Maria CantwellDWA$29,400$222
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$154,075$8,000
Ben CardinDMD$23,950$12,250
Tom CarperDDE$18,360$200
Bob CaseyDPA$73,430$0
Bill CassidyRLA$317,823$3,649
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,050$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,775$12,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$53,850$1,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$13,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$161,999$500
John CornynRTX$131,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,288,892$4,667
Mike CrapoRID$94,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,974,347$0
Steve DainesRMT$242,725$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$33,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$21,750$7,850
Mike EnziRWY$6,200$0
Joni ErnstRIA$177,961$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,500$11,922
Deb FischerRNE$196,871$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,398,149$0
Al FrankenDMN$12,455$5,030
Cory GardnerRCO$468,566$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$142,965$4,522
Lindsey GrahamRSC$82,838$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$161,729$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$65,033$18,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,500$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$13,200$472
Dean HellerRNV$174,180$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,050$0
John HoevenRND$18,400$500
Jim InhofeROK$52,524$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$93,795$2,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$851,064$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$77,200$3,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$1,500
Mark KirkRIL$269,465$9,300
Amy KlobucharDMN$20,850$722
James LankfordROK$158,590$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,700$150
Mike LeeRUT$745,584$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$49,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$45,159$20,825
John McCainRAZ$193,320$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$58,689$19,372
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$394,706$15,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$90,100$13,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,750$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$1,000
Jerry MoranRKS$15,200$14,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$50,350$2,500
Chris MurphyDCT$41,324$1,450
Patty MurrayDWA$17,720$26,522
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,050$2,250
Rand PaulRKY$483,744$0
David PerdueRGA$258,678$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$74,866$4,500
Rob PortmanROH$306,695$8,640
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,950$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$20,000$3,000
Jim RischRID$49,187$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,717$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$75,681$0
Marco RubioRFL$910,710$7,250
Bernie SandersIVT$8,750$500
Ben SasseRNE$716,751$0
Brian SchatzDHI$51,800$1,075
Chuck SchumerDNY$138,500$29,199
Tim ScottRSC$337,236$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$6,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,250$4,250
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$34,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$41,080$722
Dan SullivanRAK$625,473$0
Jon TesterDMT$62,333$3,600
John ThuneRSD$194,491$4,200
Thom TillisRNC$252,984$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,424,352$8,600
Tom UdallDNM$10,050$1,000
David VitterRLA$14,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$85,720$7,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$86,540$29,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$30,050$500
Roger F. WickerRMS$11,833$0
Ron WydenDOR$31,700$13,650

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$40,900$7,200
Kelly AyotteRNH$447,340$18,900
Tammy BaldwinDWI$16,750$7,472
John BarrassoRWY$31,733$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$65,475$3,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$18,525$4,700
Roy BluntRMO$186,611$93,380
Cory A. BookerDNJ$69,500$15,700
John BoozmanRAR$32,032$200
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$50,700$12,000
Richard BurrRNC$188,949$8,000
Maria CantwellDWA$29,400$222
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$154,075$8,000
Ben CardinDMD$23,950$12,250
Tom CarperDDE$18,360$200
Bob CaseyDPA$73,430$0
Bill CassidyRLA$317,823$3,649
Daniel CoatsRIN$10,050$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,775$12,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$53,850$1,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$13,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$161,999$500
John CornynRTX$131,605$0
Tom CottonRAR$1,288,892$4,667
Mike CrapoRID$94,294$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,974,347$0
Steve DainesRMT$242,725$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$33,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$21,750$7,850
Mike EnziRWY$6,200$0
Joni ErnstRIA$177,961$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,500$11,922
Deb FischerRNE$196,871$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,398,149$0
Al FrankenDMN$12,455$5,030
Cory GardnerRCO$468,566$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$142,965$4,522
Lindsey GrahamRSC$82,838$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$161,729$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$65,033$18,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,500$500
Heidi HeitkampDND$13,200$472
Dean HellerRNV$174,180$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,050$0
John HoevenRND$18,400$500
Jim InhofeROK$52,524$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$93,795$2,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$851,064$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$77,200$3,350
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$1,500
Mark KirkRIL$269,465$9,300
Amy KlobucharDMN$20,850$722
James LankfordROK$158,590$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,700$150
Mike LeeRUT$745,584$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$49,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$45,159$20,825
John McCainRAZ$193,320$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$58,689$19,372
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$394,706$15,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$90,100$13,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$6,750$500
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$1,000
Jerry MoranRKS$15,200$14,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$50,350$2,500
Chris MurphyDCT$41,324$1,450
Patty MurrayDWA$17,720$26,522
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$49,050$2,250
Rand PaulRKY$483,744$0
David PerdueRGA$258,678$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$74,866$4,500
Rob PortmanROH$306,695$8,640
John "Jack" ReedDRI$4,950$1,000
Harry ReidDNV$20,000$3,000
Jim RischRID$49,187$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,717$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$75,681$0
Marco RubioRFL$910,710$7,250
Bernie SandersIVT$8,750$500
Ben SasseRNE$716,751$0
Brian SchatzDHI$51,800$1,075
Chuck SchumerDNY$138,500$29,199
Tim ScottRSC$337,236$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$6,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$13,250$4,250
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$34,900$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$41,080$722
Dan SullivanRAK$625,473$0
Jon TesterDMT$62,333$3,600
John ThuneRSD$194,491$4,200
Thom TillisRNC$252,984$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,424,352$8,600
Tom UdallDNM$10,050$1,000
David VitterRLA$14,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$85,720$7,700
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$86,540$29,300
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$30,050$500
Roger F. WickerRMS$11,833$0
Ron WydenDOR$31,700$13,650

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$14,631,643
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$3,868,455

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$547,752
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