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S. 1778 - TELE-MED 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 permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

TELE-MED Act of 2015

S. 1778 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State.
Other Titles
  • TELE-MED Act of 2015
  • TELEmedicine for MEDicare Act of 2015
  • TELE-MED Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mazie K. Hirono
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Computers and information technology
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Internet and video services
  • Medicare
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/15/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/15/2015
7/15/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
7/15/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

20 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
TELE-MED Act of 2015

20 organizations supported this bill

American Association of Diabetes Educators
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
American Health Information Management Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
American Telemedicine Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Anthem
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Apervita
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Brain Injury Association of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
College of Healthcare Information Management Executives
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Corporate Health Care Coalition
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Intel
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
International Association of Health Coaches
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
National Association of Manufacturers
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
National Council for Behavioral Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
National Grange
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
National Retail Federation
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Parkinson's Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Samsung
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
United Spinal Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.
Verizon Communications
Undersigned organizations (2015, August 11). ATA Supports TELE-MED Act to Reduce Barriers to Health Care. Retrieved January 4, 2016, from American Telemedicine Association.

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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$249,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$407,707$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$160,641$0
John BarrassoRWY$129,883$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$364,116$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$248,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$361,899$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$297,107$0
John BoozmanRAR$76,160$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,550$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$251,390$0
Richard BurrRNC$285,867$0
Maria CantwellDWA$95,661$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$148,225$0
Ben CardinDMD$205,758$0
Tom CarperDDE$166,880$0
Bob CaseyDPA$322,750$0
Bill CassidyRLA$316,571$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$249,353$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$222,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$160,850$0
Bob CorkerRTN$304,636$0
John CornynRTX$365,505$0
Tom CottonRAR$190,980$0
Mike CrapoRID$150,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$158,859$0
Steve DainesRMT$164,800$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$71,249$0
Dick DurbinDIL$231,175$0
Mike EnziRWY$126,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$55,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$163,288$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$281,725$0
Al FrankenDMN$162,627$0
Cory GardnerRCO$359,669$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$294,268$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$203,590$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,235$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$438,499$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$150,254$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$126,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$304,900$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,155$0
John HoevenRND$86,750$0
Jim InhofeROK$61,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$242,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$206,775$0
Tim KaineDVA$193,572$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$76,017$0
Mark KirkRIL$192,410$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$243,694$0
James LankfordROK$125,161$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$100,950$0
Mike LeeRUT$144,877$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$159,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$467,543$0
John McCainRAZ$221,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$302,988$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$656,626$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$241,900$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$119,653$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$36,900$0
Jerry MoranRKS$184,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$114,850$0
Chris MurphyDCT$119,042$0
Patty MurrayDWA$379,660$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$373,157$0
Rand PaulRKY$109,346$0
David PerdueRGA$196,800$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$331,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$533,336$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$63,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$113,900$0
Jim RischRID$70,149$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$183,275$0
Mike RoundsRSD$181,577$0
Marco RubioRFL$241,548$0
Bernie SandersIVT$15,697$0
Ben SasseRNE$166,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$207,060$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$741,710$0
Tim ScottRSC$472,576$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$193,957$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$81,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$328,228$0
Dan SullivanRAK$120,916$0
Jon TesterDMT$216,018$0
John ThuneRSD$329,912$0
Thom TillisRNC$198,854$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$445,883$0
Tom UdallDNM$142,476$0
David VitterRLA$50,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$361,525$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$210,148$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$93,883$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$118,608$0
Ron WydenDOR$564,832$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$249,800$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$407,707$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$160,641$0
John BarrassoRWY$129,883$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$364,116$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$248,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$361,899$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$297,107$0
John BoozmanRAR$76,160$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,550$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$251,390$0
Richard BurrRNC$285,867$0
Maria CantwellDWA$95,661$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$148,225$0
Ben CardinDMD$205,758$0
Tom CarperDDE$166,880$0
Bob CaseyDPA$322,750$0
Bill CassidyRLA$316,571$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$41,800$0
William Thad CochranRMS$249,353$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$222,100$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$160,850$0
Bob CorkerRTN$304,636$0
John CornynRTX$365,505$0
Tom CottonRAR$190,980$0
Mike CrapoRID$150,300$0
Ted CruzRTX$158,859$0
Steve DainesRMT$164,800$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$71,249$0
Dick DurbinDIL$231,175$0
Mike EnziRWY$126,700$0
Joni ErnstRIA$55,950$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$163,288$0
Deb FischerRNE$194,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$281,725$0
Al FrankenDMN$162,627$0
Cory GardnerRCO$359,669$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$294,268$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$203,590$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$219,235$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$438,499$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$150,254$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$126,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$304,900$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,155$0
John HoevenRND$86,750$0
Jim InhofeROK$61,450$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$242,300$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$206,775$0
Tim KaineDVA$193,572$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$76,017$0
Mark KirkRIL$192,410$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$243,694$0
James LankfordROK$125,161$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$100,950$0
Mike LeeRUT$144,877$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$159,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$467,543$0
John McCainRAZ$221,100$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$302,988$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$656,626$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$241,900$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$119,653$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$36,900$0
Jerry MoranRKS$184,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$114,850$0
Chris MurphyDCT$119,042$0
Patty MurrayDWA$379,660$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$373,157$0
Rand PaulRKY$109,346$0
David PerdueRGA$196,800$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$331,000$0
Rob PortmanROH$533,336$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$63,050$0
Harry ReidDNV$113,900$0
Jim RischRID$70,149$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$183,275$0
Mike RoundsRSD$181,577$0
Marco RubioRFL$241,548$0
Bernie SandersIVT$15,697$0
Ben SasseRNE$166,350$0
Brian SchatzDHI$207,060$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$741,710$0
Tim ScottRSC$472,576$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$42,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$193,957$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$81,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$328,228$0
Dan SullivanRAK$120,916$0
Jon TesterDMT$216,018$0
John ThuneRSD$329,912$0
Thom TillisRNC$198,854$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$445,883$0
Tom UdallDNM$142,476$0
David VitterRLA$50,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$361,525$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$210,148$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$93,883$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$118,608$0
Ron WydenDOR$564,832$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Accident & health insurance$4,285,129
Telephone utilities$3,898,953
Computer components & accessories$2,532,104
Health care services$2,276,678
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,433,209
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,237,173
Telecommunications$1,085,653
Retail trade$815,174
General business associations$683,423
Manufacturing$635,786
Internet & Online Services$579,662
Mental Health Services$423,990
Chambers of commerce$358,176
Agriculture$189,296
Health professionals$50,871

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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