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S. 298 - ACE Kids Act of 2015

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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ACE Kids Act of 2015

S. 298 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • ACE Kids Act of 2015
  • Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015
  • ACE Kids Act of 2015
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Child health
  • Federal preemption
  • Health care quality
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health programs administration and funding
  • Hospital care
  • Medicaid
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/28/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/28/2015
1/28/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
1/28/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

9.2 times as much
$9,118,059
$1,437,356
$1,040,021
$547,752
$8,196,785
$563,701
$20,903,674
$2,276,678
$2,276,678

opposed this bill

6 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
ACE Kids Act of 2015

6 organizations supported this bill

American College of Cardiology
American College of Cardiology (2015, March 9). ACC Supports ACE Kids Act of 2015. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from American College of Cardiology.
American Psychological Association Practice Organization
Nordal, Katherine C. (2015, May 19). APA Practice Organization advocates for childrens’ health care legislation. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from American Psychological Association Practice Organization.
Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy
Dahlman, George (2016, May 3). CCCA Letter to Sens. Grassley and Bennet and Reps. Barton and Castor. Retrieved June 16, 2016, from Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy.
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Chesney, Mary (2015, April 9). Recap - NAPNAP's Capitol Hill Day Event. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.
National Down Syndrome Society
Weir, Sara Hart (2015, December 3). ACE Kids Act Support Letter. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from National Down Syndrome Society.
Speak Now for Kids
Speak Now For Kids (2016, June 16). ACE Kids Act. Retrieved June 16, 2016, from Speak Now For Kids.

1 organization opposed this bill

Medicaid Health Plans of America
Medicaid Health Plans of America (2015, May 19). MHPA Concerns with S 298, HR 546: Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Bills. Retrieved May 16, 2016, from Medicaid Health Plans of America.

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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$221,517$43,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$225,400$20,942
Tammy BaldwinDWI$249,082$19,800
John BarrassoRWY$288,350$20,133
Michael F. BennetDCO$411,628$42,750
Richard BlumenthalDCT$149,890$33,200
Roy BluntRMO$385,985$39,499
Cory A. BookerDNJ$280,306$37,157
John BoozmanRAR$102,739$250
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$689,678$24,725
Richard BurrRNC$236,498$38,067
Maria CantwellDWA$155,744$3,916
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$203,400$4,975
Ben CardinDMD$169,310$42,475
Tom CarperDDE$84,400$7,000
Bob CaseyDPA$389,207$58,450
Bill CassidyRLA$749,919$112,291
Daniel CoatsRIN$30,300$10,000
William Thad CochranRMS$97,550$16,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$115,700$11,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,250$4,100
Bob CorkerRTN$246,378$51,094
John CornynRTX$538,841$51,455
Tom CottonRAR$217,429$6,250
Mike CrapoRID$105,117$9,250
Ted CruzRTX$263,328$34,900
Steve DainesRMT$58,935$13,400
Joe DonnellyDIN$115,701$12,749
Dick DurbinDIL$266,258$33,800
Mike EnziRWY$67,650$6,500
Joni ErnstRIA$19,000$6,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$146,498$3,500
Deb FischerRNE$84,035$9,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$147,311$77,400
Al FrankenDMN$201,019$250
Cory GardnerRCO$122,047$39,700
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$315,414$22,416
Lindsey GrahamRSC$167,303$5,200
Chuck GrassleyRIA$183,850$6,250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$342,150$90,199
Martin HeinrichDNM$127,760$9,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$77,810$1,750
Dean HellerRNV$203,845$10,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$71,750$8,100
John HoevenRND$37,600$1,590
Jim InhofeROK$48,300$1,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$163,600$7,400
Ron JohnsonRWI$173,369$11,450
Tim KaineDVA$268,829$19,800
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,709$0
Mark KirkRIL$192,865$31,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$115,897$21,916
James LankfordROK$134,725$3,175
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$51,935$5,500
Mike LeeRUT$69,630$14,777
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$92,250$19,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$278,850$23,950
John McCainRAZ$110,355$13,800
Claire McCaskillDMO$326,358$80,383
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$882,720$116,651
Bob MenéndezDNJ$663,315$54,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$121,846$10,603
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$50,814$2,500
Jerry MoranRKS$75,391$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,500$1,500
Chris MurphyDCT$278,306$9,450
Patty MurrayDWA$261,135$12,980
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$447,410$39,900
Rand PaulRKY$265,745$2,020
David PerdueRGA$91,490$9,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$519,967$15,350
Rob PortmanROH$383,310$16,100
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,900$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$146,550$15,950
Jim RischRID$18,560$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$198,939$14,000
Mike RoundsRSD$129,100$14,600
Marco RubioRFL$300,855$21,083
Bernie SandersIVT$77,207$2,400
Ben SasseRNE$87,187$56,650
Brian SchatzDHI$98,925$22,200
Chuck SchumerDNY$588,500$100,300
Tim ScottRSC$243,405$48,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$163,581$22,808
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$13,250$5,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$374,923$50,402
Dan SullivanRAK$91,850$2,600
Jon TesterDMT$218,464$14,238
John ThuneRSD$150,287$9,000
Thom TillisRNC$167,529$21,900
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$413,106$31,335
Tom UdallDNM$155,365$5,000
David VitterRLA$49,300$19,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$182,375$26,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$716,053$29,391
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$114,225$5,250
Roger F. WickerRMS$42,450$7,833
Ron WydenDOR$461,635$83,350

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$221,517$43,100
Kelly AyotteRNH$225,400$20,942
Tammy BaldwinDWI$249,082$19,800
John BarrassoRWY$288,350$20,133
Michael F. BennetDCO$411,628$42,750
Richard BlumenthalDCT$149,890$33,200
Roy BluntRMO$385,985$39,499
Cory A. BookerDNJ$280,306$37,157
John BoozmanRAR$102,739$250
Barbara BoxerDCA$7,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$689,678$24,725
Richard BurrRNC$236,498$38,067
Maria CantwellDWA$155,744$3,916
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$203,400$4,975
Ben CardinDMD$169,310$42,475
Tom CarperDDE$84,400$7,000
Bob CaseyDPA$389,207$58,450
Bill CassidyRLA$749,919$112,291
Daniel CoatsRIN$30,300$10,000
William Thad CochranRMS$97,550$16,100
Susan M. CollinsRME$115,700$11,500
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,250$4,100
Bob CorkerRTN$246,378$51,094
John CornynRTX$538,841$51,455
Tom CottonRAR$217,429$6,250
Mike CrapoRID$105,117$9,250
Ted CruzRTX$263,328$34,900
Steve DainesRMT$58,935$13,400
Joe DonnellyDIN$115,701$12,749
Dick DurbinDIL$266,258$33,800
Mike EnziRWY$67,650$6,500
Joni ErnstRIA$19,000$6,350
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$146,498$3,500
Deb FischerRNE$84,035$9,000
Jeff FlakeRAZ$147,311$77,400
Al FrankenDMN$201,019$250
Cory GardnerRCO$122,047$39,700
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$315,414$22,416
Lindsey GrahamRSC$167,303$5,200
Chuck GrassleyRIA$183,850$6,250
Orrin G. HatchRUT$342,150$90,199
Martin HeinrichDNM$127,760$9,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$77,810$1,750
Dean HellerRNV$203,845$10,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$71,750$8,100
John HoevenRND$37,600$1,590
Jim InhofeROK$48,300$1,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$163,600$7,400
Ron JohnsonRWI$173,369$11,450
Tim KaineDVA$268,829$19,800
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$61,709$0
Mark KirkRIL$192,865$31,500
Amy KlobucharDMN$115,897$21,916
James LankfordROK$134,725$3,175
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$51,935$5,500
Mike LeeRUT$69,630$14,777
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$92,250$19,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$278,850$23,950
John McCainRAZ$110,355$13,800
Claire McCaskillDMO$326,358$80,383
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$882,720$116,651
Bob MenéndezDNJ$663,315$54,300
Jeff MerkleyDOR$121,846$10,603
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$50,814$2,500
Jerry MoranRKS$75,391$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$74,500$1,500
Chris MurphyDCT$278,306$9,450
Patty MurrayDWA$261,135$12,980
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$447,410$39,900
Rand PaulRKY$265,745$2,020
David PerdueRGA$91,490$9,000
Gary C. PetersDMI$519,967$15,350
Rob PortmanROH$383,310$16,100
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,900$2,000
Harry ReidDNV$146,550$15,950
Jim RischRID$18,560$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$198,939$14,000
Mike RoundsRSD$129,100$14,600
Marco RubioRFL$300,855$21,083
Bernie SandersIVT$77,207$2,400
Ben SasseRNE$87,187$56,650
Brian SchatzDHI$98,925$22,200
Chuck SchumerDNY$588,500$100,300
Tim ScottRSC$243,405$48,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,900$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$163,581$22,808
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$13,250$5,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$374,923$50,402
Dan SullivanRAK$91,850$2,600
Jon TesterDMT$218,464$14,238
John ThuneRSD$150,287$9,000
Thom TillisRNC$167,529$21,900
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$413,106$31,335
Tom UdallDNM$155,365$5,000
David VitterRLA$49,300$19,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$182,375$26,100
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$716,053$29,391
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$114,225$5,250
Roger F. WickerRMS$42,450$7,833
Ron WydenDOR$461,635$83,350

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$9,118,059
Hospitals$8,196,785
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,437,356
Nurses$1,040,021
Children's rights$563,701
Health & welfare policy$547,752

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Health care services$2,276,678
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