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

S. 1549 - The Care Planning Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for advanced illness care coordination services for Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

The Care Planning Act of 2015

S. 1549 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for advanced illness care coordination services for Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for advanced illness care coordination services for Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Care Planning Act of 2015
  • Care Planning Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mark R. Warner
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Hospital care
  • Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Neurological disorders
  • Nursing
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/10/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/10/2015
    6/10/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    6/10/2015Introduced in Senate
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    295 times as much
    $224,126
    $57,657,794
    $9,118,059
    $1,301,294
    $10,272,691
    $547,752
    $2,276,678
    $1,140,927
    $1,040,021
    $612,336
    $525,766
    $587,558
    $113,000
    $750
    $8,250,935
    $1,193,346
    $94,863,033
    $321,679
    $321,679

    opposed this bill

    44 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Care Planning Act of 2015

    44 organizations supported this bill

    AARP
    Office of Sen. Johnny Isakson (2015, June 11). Isakson, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illness. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
    Alzheimer's Association
    Office of Sen. Johnny Isakson (2015, June 11). Isakson, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illness. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
    Alzheimer's Foundation of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    American Academy of Family Physicians
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    American Academy of Pain Management
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    American Bar Association
    Susman, Thomas M. (2015, June 12). ABA Commends Introduction of the Care Planning Act of 2015. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from American Bar Association.
    American College of Physicians
    Riley, Wayne J. (2015, June 19). ACP Response to SFC on Chronic Care Policies. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from American College of Physicians.
    American Geriatrics Society
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    American Heart Association
    Office of Sen. Johnny Isakson (2015, June 11). Isakson, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illness. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
    American Society on Aging
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Association for Gerontology & Human Development in Historically Black Colleges and Universities
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Caregiver Action Network
    Office of Sen. Johnny Isakson (2015, June 11). Isakson, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illness. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
    Caring Across Generations
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Center for Medicare Advocacy
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    Center for Practical Bioethics
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    Colon Cancer Alliance
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    Compassion and Choices
    Compassion and Choices (2015, June 11). New Legislation Would Give Patients More Power Over Their Own Care. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Compassion and Choices.
    Gerontological Society of America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Jewish Federations of North America
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Justice in Aging
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Leadership Council of Aging Organizations
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    LeadingAge
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Adult Protective Services Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Alliance for Caregiving
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Association for Hispanic Elderly
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Association for Home Care & Hospice
    Office of Sen. Johnny Isakson (2015, June 11). Isakson, Warner Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Planning Options for Patients with Advanced Illness. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.
    National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Association of RSVP Directors
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Center for Creative Aging
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    National League for Nursing
    Malone, Beverly (2015, June 17). NLN Letter Supporting S. 1549, the Care Planning Act of 2015. Retrieved September 24, 2015, from National League for Nursing.
    National Osteoporosis Foundation
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    National Senior Corps Association
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.
    Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
    Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (2016, January 15). Expand Health Services for the Critically Ill. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
    Visiting Nurse Associations of America
    Undersigned (2015, June 10). Pew, Others Support Care Planning Act. Retrieved June 12, 2015, from Pew Charitable Trusts.
    Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement
    Undersigned organizations (2015, October 27). Letter Supporting Care Planning Act. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from Leadership Council of Aging Organizations.

    1 organization opposed this bill

    National Right to Life Committee
    Balch, Burke J. (2015, June 17). Tax dollars could be spent to “nudge” older people to agree to premature death under Senate bill. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from National Right to Life Committee.

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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$440,827$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$876,190$14,670
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,819,298$0
    John BarrassoRWY$632,242$500
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,034,855$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,019,071$0
    Roy BluntRMO$1,052,205$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,270,853$0
    John BoozmanRAR$291,088$1,053
    Barbara BoxerDCA$39,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$2,745,305$0
    Richard BurrRNC$947,411$6,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$798,687$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$748,534$0
    Ben CardinDMD$849,747$0
    Tom CarperDDE$340,622$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,043,391$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,789,621$11,842
    Daniel CoatsRIN$100,700$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$487,284$1,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$577,429$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$933,403$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$828,038$0
    John CornynRTX$1,452,327$0
    Tom CottonRAR$832,204$9,950
    Mike CrapoRID$305,248$1,000
    Ted CruzRTX$1,423,074$11,964
    Steve DainesRMT$247,905$20,850
    Joe DonnellyDIN$901,514$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,311,042$0
    Mike EnziRWY$207,427$1,000
    Joni ErnstRIA$111,060$10,518
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$806,326$0
    Deb FischerRNE$318,011$26,179
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$477,252$10,800
    Al FrankenDMN$1,151,238$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$526,636$1,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,896,037$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,009,904$1,278
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$662,351$16,775
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$938,599$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$867,377$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$776,537$0
    Dean HellerRNV$481,160$4,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,092,880$0
    John HoevenRND$103,846$1,000
    Jim InhofeROK$186,400$3,700
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$696,110$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$630,452$0
    Tim KaineDVA$3,015,214$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$360,015$0
    Mark KirkRIL$715,480$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,030,016$0
    James LankfordROK$372,236$500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$557,489$0
    Mike LeeRUT$379,646$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$417,898$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,530,988$0
    John McCainRAZ$647,739$1,699
    Claire McCaskillDMO$3,435,016$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,041,890$10,188
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,884,152$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$524,276$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$125,750$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$296,939$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$370,626$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$1,135,740$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,434,666$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,071,224$0
    Rand PaulRKY$598,814$7,399
    David PerdueRGA$429,957$13,300
    Gary C. PetersDMI$1,793,622$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,483,019$2,700
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$433,795$0
    Harry ReidDNV$419,250$0
    Jim RischRID$70,250$2,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$538,286$6,500
    Mike RoundsRSD$260,714$5,000
    Marco RubioRFL$923,424$15,600
    Bernie SandersIVT$138,395$0
    Ben SasseRNE$371,598$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$949,115$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,196,206$0
    Tim ScottRSC$947,760$2,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$116,653$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,619,425$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$253,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,485,816$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$356,268$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,526,142$0
    John ThuneRSD$460,895$1,250
    Thom TillisRNC$751,936$66,944
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,595,380$25,320
    Tom UdallDNM$739,023$0
    David VitterRLA$229,142$3,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,553,986$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,987,175$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$675,080$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$264,848$1,000
    Ron WydenDOR$1,267,841$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$440,827$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$876,190$14,670
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,819,298$0
    John BarrassoRWY$632,242$500
    Michael F. BennetDCO$2,034,855$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,019,071$0
    Roy BluntRMO$1,052,205$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,270,853$0
    John BoozmanRAR$291,088$1,053
    Barbara BoxerDCA$39,000$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$2,745,305$0
    Richard BurrRNC$947,411$6,500
    Maria CantwellDWA$798,687$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$748,534$0
    Ben CardinDMD$849,747$0
    Tom CarperDDE$340,622$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$2,043,391$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$1,789,621$11,842
    Daniel CoatsRIN$100,700$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$487,284$1,000
    Susan M. CollinsRME$577,429$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$933,403$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$828,038$0
    John CornynRTX$1,452,327$0
    Tom CottonRAR$832,204$9,950
    Mike CrapoRID$305,248$1,000
    Ted CruzRTX$1,423,074$11,964
    Steve DainesRMT$247,905$20,850
    Joe DonnellyDIN$901,514$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,311,042$0
    Mike EnziRWY$207,427$1,000
    Joni ErnstRIA$111,060$10,518
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$806,326$0
    Deb FischerRNE$318,011$26,179
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$477,252$10,800
    Al FrankenDMN$1,151,238$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$526,636$1,000
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,896,037$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,009,904$1,278
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$662,351$16,775
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$938,599$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$867,377$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$776,537$0
    Dean HellerRNV$481,160$4,500
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,092,880$0
    John HoevenRND$103,846$1,000
    Jim InhofeROK$186,400$3,700
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$696,110$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$630,452$0
    Tim KaineDVA$3,015,214$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$360,015$0
    Mark KirkRIL$715,480$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$1,030,016$0
    James LankfordROK$372,236$500
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$557,489$0
    Mike LeeRUT$379,646$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$417,898$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,530,988$0
    John McCainRAZ$647,739$1,699
    Claire McCaskillDMO$3,435,016$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,041,890$10,188
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,884,152$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$524,276$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$125,750$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$296,939$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$370,626$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$1,135,740$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$1,434,666$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,071,224$0
    Rand PaulRKY$598,814$7,399
    David PerdueRGA$429,957$13,300
    Gary C. PetersDMI$1,793,622$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,483,019$2,700
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$433,795$0
    Harry ReidDNV$419,250$0
    Jim RischRID$70,250$2,900
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$538,286$6,500
    Mike RoundsRSD$260,714$5,000
    Marco RubioRFL$923,424$15,600
    Bernie SandersIVT$138,395$0
    Ben SasseRNE$371,598$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$949,115$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$2,196,206$0
    Tim ScottRSC$947,760$2,250
    Jeff SessionsRAL$116,653$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,619,425$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$253,500$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,485,816$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$356,268$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,526,142$0
    John ThuneRSD$460,895$1,250
    Thom TillisRNC$751,936$66,944
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,595,380$25,320
    Tom UdallDNM$739,023$0
    David VitterRLA$229,142$3,050
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,553,986$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,987,175$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$675,080$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$264,848$1,000
    Ron WydenDOR$1,267,841$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
    Other physician specialists$10,272,691
    Physicians$9,118,059
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Health care services$2,276,678
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
    Health care institutions$1,193,346
    Home care services$1,140,927
    Nurses$1,040,021
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
    Welfare & Social Work$587,558
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
    Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
    Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Abortion policy/Anti-Abortion$321,679
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