S. 737 - Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act

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Summary:
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act

S. 737 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services.
Other Titles
  • Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act
  • Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care quality
  • Health personnel
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Women's health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/12/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/12/2015
3/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
3/12/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
36 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act

36 organizations supported this bill

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Academy of Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Assembly for Men in Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American College of Nurse-Midwives
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2015, March 12). ACOG Applauds Introduction of the Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
American College of Physicians
Riley, Wayne J. (2015, May 11). ACP Letter in Support of S. 737. Retrieved November 17, 2015, from American College of Physicians.
American Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Organization of Nurse Executives
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Association of Public Health Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Dermatology Nurses' Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Emergency Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National American Arab Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Association of Neonatal Nurses
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Black Nurses Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Gerontological Nursing Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National League for Nursing
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Nursing Centers Consortium
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
National Rural Health Association
National Rural Health Association (2016, March 1). Join the Senate Rural Health Caucus or House Rural Health Coalition. Retrieved March 1, 2016, from National Rural Health Association.
Oncology Nursing Society
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses Association.
Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates
Undersigned organizations (2015, September 30). Nurses Support Letter for S. 737. Retrieved October 20, 2015, from Emergency Nurses 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$233,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$344,703$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$512,785$0
John BarrassoRWY$522,543$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$642,950$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$238,172$0
Roy BluntRMO$488,335$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$400,080$0
John BoozmanRAR$187,435$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,035,340$0
Richard BurrRNC$393,310$0
Maria CantwellDWA$196,444$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$271,066$0
Ben CardinDMD$398,169$0
Tom CarperDDE$111,846$0
Bob CaseyDPA$477,178$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,333,741$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$24,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$146,359$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$245,360$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$110,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$424,094$0
John CornynRTX$759,474$0
Tom CottonRAR$433,447$0
Mike CrapoRID$130,154$0
Ted CruzRTX$463,365$0
Steve DainesRMT$124,835$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$242,509$0
Dick DurbinDIL$316,576$0
Mike EnziRWY$131,450$0
Joni ErnstRIA$35,920$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$169,140$0
Deb FischerRNE$136,997$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$167,450$0
Al FrankenDMN$318,156$0
Cory GardnerRCO$255,918$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$346,234$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$229,581$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$289,812$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$419,422$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$279,315$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$132,074$0
Dean HellerRNV$265,203$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$123,550$0
John HoevenRND$37,760$0
Jim InhofeROK$69,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$286,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$300,754$0
Tim KaineDVA$710,746$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$142,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$340,335$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$203,121$0
James LankfordROK$261,171$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$47,532$0
Mike LeeRUT$99,075$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$109,964$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$320,090$0
John McCainRAZ$228,855$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$561,187$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,042,675$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$636,135$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$239,030$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$60,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$128,650$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$475,347$0
Patty MurrayDWA$424,756$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$424,694$0
Rand PaulRKY$465,018$0
David PerdueRGA$229,590$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$637,438$0
Rob PortmanROH$517,219$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$130,163$0
Harry ReidDNV$188,416$0
Jim RischRID$28,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$235,914$0
Mike RoundsRSD$137,104$0
Marco RubioRFL$338,775$0
Bernie SandersIVT$111,726$0
Ben SasseRNE$159,248$0
Brian SchatzDHI$148,839$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$560,260$0
Tim ScottRSC$402,327$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$40,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$290,148$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$462,397$0
Dan SullivanRAK$136,312$0
Jon TesterDMT$313,219$0
John ThuneRSD$174,850$0
Thom TillisRNC$330,804$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$549,059$0
Tom UdallDNM$259,680$0
David VitterRLA$68,480$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$369,030$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,514,607$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$160,889$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$102,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$505,763$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$233,150$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$344,703$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$512,785$0
John BarrassoRWY$522,543$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$642,950$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$238,172$0
Roy BluntRMO$488,335$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$400,080$0
John BoozmanRAR$187,435$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$8,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,035,340$0
Richard BurrRNC$393,310$0
Maria CantwellDWA$196,444$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$271,066$0
Ben CardinDMD$398,169$0
Tom CarperDDE$111,846$0
Bob CaseyDPA$477,178$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,333,741$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$24,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$146,359$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$245,360$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$110,150$0
Bob CorkerRTN$424,094$0
John CornynRTX$759,474$0
Tom CottonRAR$433,447$0
Mike CrapoRID$130,154$0
Ted CruzRTX$463,365$0
Steve DainesRMT$124,835$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$242,509$0
Dick DurbinDIL$316,576$0
Mike EnziRWY$131,450$0
Joni ErnstRIA$35,920$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$169,140$0
Deb FischerRNE$136,997$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$167,450$0
Al FrankenDMN$318,156$0
Cory GardnerRCO$255,918$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$346,234$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$229,581$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$289,812$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$419,422$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$279,315$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$132,074$0
Dean HellerRNV$265,203$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$123,550$0
John HoevenRND$37,760$0
Jim InhofeROK$69,600$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$286,550$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$300,754$0
Tim KaineDVA$710,746$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$142,500$0
Mark KirkRIL$340,335$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$203,121$0
James LankfordROK$261,171$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$47,532$0
Mike LeeRUT$99,075$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$109,964$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$320,090$0
John McCainRAZ$228,855$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$561,187$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,042,675$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$636,135$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$239,030$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$60,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$128,650$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$475,347$0
Patty MurrayDWA$424,756$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$424,694$0
Rand PaulRKY$465,018$0
David PerdueRGA$229,590$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$637,438$0
Rob PortmanROH$517,219$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$130,163$0
Harry ReidDNV$188,416$0
Jim RischRID$28,150$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$235,914$0
Mike RoundsRSD$137,104$0
Marco RubioRFL$338,775$0
Bernie SandersIVT$111,726$0
Ben SasseRNE$159,248$0
Brian SchatzDHI$148,839$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$560,260$0
Tim ScottRSC$402,327$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$40,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$290,148$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$24,100$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$462,397$0
Dan SullivanRAK$136,312$0
Jon TesterDMT$313,219$0
John ThuneRSD$174,850$0
Thom TillisRNC$330,804$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$549,059$0
Tom UdallDNM$259,680$0
David VitterRLA$68,480$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$369,030$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,514,607$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$160,889$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$102,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$505,763$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Other physician specialists$10,272,691
Physicians$9,118,059
Schools & colleges$9,075,327
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Nurses$1,040,021
Health & welfare policy$547,752

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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