S. 1016 - CONNECT for Health Act of 2017

Health. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

CONNECT for Health Act of 2017

S. 1016 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • CONNECT for Health Act of 2017
  • CONNECT for Health Act of 2017
  • Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2017
  • Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2017
  • CONNECT for Health Act of 2017
Sponsor
Brian Schatz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health information and medical records
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Home and outpatient care
  • Indian social and development programs
  • Internet and video services
  • Medicare
  • Mental health
  • Minority health
  • Neurological disorders
  • Rural conditions and development
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Major Actions
Introduced5/03/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/03/2017
5/03/2017Introduced in Senate
5/03/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Physicians, which…

support this bill

Physicians$9,555,227
$9,555,227

1 Organization Supports and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
CONNECT for Health Act of 2017

1 organization support this bill

American Medical Association
AMA (2017, June 1). Legislation expanding Medicare telehealth coverage introduced in the House and Senate. Retrieved October 12, 2017, from AMA.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Physicians interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$35,800$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,132$0
John BarrassoRWY$191,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$112,296$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$137,200$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$98,396$0
John BoozmanRAR$74,215$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$208,132$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,275$0
Maria CantwellDWA$58,015$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$103,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$67,410$0
Tom CarperDDE$19,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$96,292$0
Bill CassidyRLA$547,270$0
William Thad CochranRMS$24,650$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$27,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$146,706$0
John CornynRTX$366,041$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$129,946$0
Tom CottonRAR$158,468$0
Mike CrapoRID$40,092$0
Ted CruzRTX$196,520$0
Steve DainesRMT$28,785$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$58,785$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$106,986$0
Dick DurbinDIL$74,835$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,750$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$75,976$0
Deb FischerRNE$44,785$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$51,700$0
Al FrankenDMN$60,692$0
Cory GardnerRCO$61,375$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$103,826$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$80,442$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$97,200$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$75,857$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$45,449$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$93,950$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$61,950$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,783$0
Dean HellerRNV$113,045$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$42,350$0
John HoevenRND$16,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$25,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,150$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$105,820$0
Tim KaineDVA$125,201$0
John KennedyRLA$52,550$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$31,350$0
James LankfordROK$77,825$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$23,275$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,600$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$87,200$0
John McCainRAZ$58,755$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$115,978$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$442,700$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$416,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$40,184$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$35,200$0
Chris MurphyDCT$128,744$0
Patty MurrayDWA$72,110$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$210,700$0
Rand PaulRKY$187,067$0
David PerdueRGA$64,590$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$250,260$0
Rob PortmanROH$120,630$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,500$0
Jim RischRID$4,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$66,200$0
Mike RoundsRSD$52,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$166,885$0
Bernie SandersIVT$26,874$0
Ben SasseRNE$53,797$0
Brian SchatzDHI$45,050$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$129,188$0
Tim ScottRSC$143,680$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$47,140$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$128,248$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$68,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$70,025$0
John ThuneRSD$44,125$0
Thom TillisRNC$120,550$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$146,246$0
Tom UdallDNM$79,770$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$206,320$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$75,400$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$214,743$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,525$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$77,145$0
Todd YoungRIN$113,350$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$35,800$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,132$0
John BarrassoRWY$191,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$112,296$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$137,200$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$98,396$0
John BoozmanRAR$74,215$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$208,132$0
Richard BurrRNC$116,275$0
Maria CantwellDWA$58,015$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$103,200$0
Ben CardinDMD$67,410$0
Tom CarperDDE$19,750$0
Bob CaseyDPA$96,292$0
Bill CassidyRLA$547,270$0
William Thad CochranRMS$24,650$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,450$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$27,250$0
Bob CorkerRTN$146,706$0
John CornynRTX$366,041$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$129,946$0
Tom CottonRAR$158,468$0
Mike CrapoRID$40,092$0
Ted CruzRTX$196,520$0
Steve DainesRMT$28,785$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$58,785$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$106,986$0
Dick DurbinDIL$74,835$0
Mike EnziRWY$34,750$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$75,976$0
Deb FischerRNE$44,785$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$51,700$0
Al FrankenDMN$60,692$0
Cory GardnerRCO$61,375$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$103,826$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$80,442$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$97,200$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$75,857$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$45,449$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$93,950$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$61,950$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$30,783$0
Dean HellerRNV$113,045$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$42,350$0
John HoevenRND$16,800$0
Jim InhofeROK$25,100$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$65,150$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$105,820$0
Tim KaineDVA$125,201$0
John KennedyRLA$52,550$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$27,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$31,350$0
James LankfordROK$77,825$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$23,275$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$45,600$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$87,200$0
John McCainRAZ$58,755$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$115,978$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$442,700$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$416,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$40,184$0
Jerry MoranRKS$25,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$35,200$0
Chris MurphyDCT$128,744$0
Patty MurrayDWA$72,110$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$210,700$0
Rand PaulRKY$187,067$0
David PerdueRGA$64,590$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$250,260$0
Rob PortmanROH$120,630$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$23,500$0
Jim RischRID$4,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$66,200$0
Mike RoundsRSD$52,800$0
Marco RubioRFL$166,885$0
Bernie SandersIVT$26,874$0
Ben SasseRNE$53,797$0
Brian SchatzDHI$45,050$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$129,188$0
Tim ScottRSC$143,680$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$47,140$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$128,248$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$68,550$0
Jon TesterDMT$70,025$0
John ThuneRSD$44,125$0
Thom TillisRNC$120,550$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$146,246$0
Tom UdallDNM$79,770$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$206,320$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$75,400$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$214,743$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$32,525$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$25,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$77,145$0
Todd YoungRIN$113,350$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$9,555,227

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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