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S. 543 - Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Act of 2007

Health policy. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve Medicare beneficiary access by extending the 60 percent compliance threshold used to determine whether a hospital or unit of a hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation facility under the Medicare program. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
Amendments:
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Act of 2007

S. 543 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to improve Medicare beneficiary access by extending the 60 percent compliance threshold used to determine whether a hospital or unit of a hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation facility under the Medicare program. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve Medicare beneficiary access by extending the 60 percent compliance threshold used to determine whether a hospital or unit of a hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation facility under the Medicare program.
Other Titles
  • Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Act of 2007
Sponsor
Ben Nelson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health policy
  • Aged
  • Disabled
  • Hospital care
  • Hospital rates
  • Hospitals
  • Medical care
  • Medicare
  • Medicine
  • Rehabilitation of the disabled
  • Standards
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    Major Actions
    Introduced2/12/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced2/12/2007
    2/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
    2/12/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S1850)
    12/12/2007Referred to the Committee on Finance.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    S. Amdt. 3832Nelson, Ben [D-NE]December 12, 2007Offered on December 11, 2007.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $1,234,111
    $2,031,915
    $1,152,937
    $1,374,998
    $5,793,961
    $0
    3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Act of 2007

    3 organizations supported this bill

    American Health Care Association
    Kansas City Business Journal (2007, March 13). HealthSouth voices support for inpatient-rehab care . Kansas City Business Journal. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2007/03/12/daily15.html?page=all.
    American Physical Therapy Association
    undersigned organizations (2007, March 5). RE: Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Coalition to Preserve Rehabilitation.
    Health South

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$14,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$113,050$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$321,700$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$30,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$6,000$0
    Joe BidenDDE$8,350$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$64,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$58,449$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$34,225$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$80,200$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$4,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$38,450$0
    Richard BurrRNC$138,618$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$13,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$48,050$0
    Ben CardinDMD$142,100$0
    Tom CarperDDE$23,580$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$31,025$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$115,160$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$117,919$0
    Tom CoburnROK$23,266$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,300$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$130,825$0
    Susan CollinsRME$78,600$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$110,880$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$69,400$0
    John CornynRTX$55,200$0
    Larry CraigRID$3,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$31,500$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$114,600$0
    Chris DoddDCT$41,200$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$50,850$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$7,500$0
    Byron DorganDND$41,100$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$93,750$0
    John EnsignRNV$71,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$22,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$37,405$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,950$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$70,399$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$149,450$0
    Judd GreggRNH$30,500$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$1,500$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$114,749$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$69,500$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$26,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$8,700$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$20,800$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$67,550$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$57,900$0
    John KerryDMA$42,350$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$99,056$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$94,448$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$9,600$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$14,150$0
    Carl LevinDMI$12,850$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$88,050$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$177,424$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$26,850$0
    Dick LugarRIN$18,500$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$49,550$0
    John McCainRAZ$6,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$55,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$160,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$55,650$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$48,225$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$9,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$35,860$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$78,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,450$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$44,455$0
    Mark PryorDAR$33,650$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$31,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$119,050$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$72,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$106,750$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$86,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$10,300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$33,700$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$41,300$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$57,000$0
    Gordon SmithROR$139,975$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$64,420$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$218,826$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$132,100$0
    Ted StevensRAK$7,900$0
    John SununuRNH$104,400$0
    Jon TesterDMT$4,200$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$26,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$23,666$0
    David VitterRLA$45,536$0
    George VoinovichROH$27,420$0
    John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$10,050$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$91,550$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$14,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$113,050$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$321,700$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$30,350$0
    Bob BennettRUT$6,000$0
    Joe BidenDDE$8,350$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$64,000$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$58,449$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$34,225$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$80,200$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$4,000$0
    Jim BunningRKY$38,450$0
    Richard BurrRNC$138,618$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$13,700$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$48,050$0
    Ben CardinDMD$142,100$0
    Tom CarperDDE$23,580$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$31,025$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$115,160$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$117,919$0
    Tom CoburnROK$23,266$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$12,300$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$130,825$0
    Susan CollinsRME$78,600$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$110,880$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$69,400$0
    John CornynRTX$55,200$0
    Larry CraigRID$3,500$0
    Mike CrapoRID$31,500$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$114,600$0
    Chris DoddDCT$41,200$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$50,850$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$7,500$0
    Byron DorganDND$41,100$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$93,750$0
    John EnsignRNV$71,000$0
    Mike EnziRWY$22,000$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$37,405$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$36,950$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$70,399$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$149,450$0
    Judd GreggRNH$30,500$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$1,500$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$114,749$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$69,500$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$26,050$0
    Jim InhofeROK$8,700$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$20,800$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$19,800$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$67,550$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$57,900$0
    John KerryDMA$42,350$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$16,000$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$99,056$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$94,448$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$9,600$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$14,150$0
    Carl LevinDMI$12,850$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$88,050$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$177,424$0
    Chester Trent LottRMS$26,850$0
    Dick LugarRIN$18,500$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$49,550$0
    John McCainRAZ$6,000$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$55,050$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$160,200$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$55,650$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$48,225$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$9,850$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$35,860$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$78,850$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$67,450$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$44,455$0
    Mark PryorDAR$33,650$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$31,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$119,050$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$72,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$106,750$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$86,500$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$10,300$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$33,700$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$41,300$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$57,000$0
    Gordon SmithROR$139,975$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$64,420$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$218,826$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$132,100$0
    Ted StevensRAK$7,900$0
    John SununuRNH$104,400$0
    Jon TesterDMT$4,200$0
    Craig ThomasRWY$26,500$0
    John ThuneRSD$23,666$0
    David VitterRLA$45,536$0
    George VoinovichROH$27,420$0
    John WarnerRVA$1,000$0
    Jim WebbDVA$10,050$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,100$0
    Ron WydenDOR$91,550$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Nursing homes$2,031,915
    Health care services$1,374,998
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,234,111
    Health care institutions$1,152,937

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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