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

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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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
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $126,022 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $338,548 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $928,950 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $977,964 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $442,755 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $1,097,353 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $929,836 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $691,069 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $1,255,969 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $1,342,863 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $1,310,209 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $2,647,224 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $304,425 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $223,212 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $1,035,038 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $1,127,949 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $494,934 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $898,982 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $723,053 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $635,925 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $1,099,919 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $1,335,932 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $980,644 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $1,970,201 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $369,649 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $410,766 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $866,965 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $739,726 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $458,233 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $748,144 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $762,178 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $390,774 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $809,027 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $1,053,733 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $881,081 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $897,702 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $48,190 Against $0

Votes

    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.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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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