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S. 3338 - Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2012

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make the provision of technical services for medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate, and less costly. (by CRS) 
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Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2012

S. 3338 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make the provision of technical services for medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate, and less costly. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make the provision of technical services for medical imaging examinations and radiation therapy treatments safer, more accurate, and less costly.
Other Titles
  • Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2012
Sponsor
Michael B. Enzi
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Drug and radiation therapy
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Medical tests and diagnostic methods
  • Medicare
  • Rural conditions and development
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    Major Actions
    Introduced6/25/2012
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/25/2012
    6/25/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    36 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility, and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2012

    36 organizations supported this bill

    Alliance For Quality Medical Imaging And Radiation Therapy
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Association of Medical Assistants
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Association of Medical Dosimetrists
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Association of Physicists in Medicine
    Ezzell, Gary A. (2012, June 12). Re: Consistency, Accuracy, Responsibility and Excellence in Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act of 2012, Senate Bill No. XX. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from AAPM.
    American Cancer Society
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    American College of Medical Physics
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Organization of Nurse Executives
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    American Osteopathic College of Radiology
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
    American Association of Medical Assistants (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Society for Radiation Oncology
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Society of Echocardiography
    American Association of Medical Assistants (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
    Mahmarian, John J. (2012, June 29). Letter to Senate regarding CARE Bill. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from ASNC.
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences
    American Association of Medical Assistants (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Association of Vascular and Interventional Radiographers
    American Association of Medical Assistants (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Cancer Research Foundation of America
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    Cardiovascular Credentialing International
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Help Hospitalized Veterans
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    International Fraternal Order of Eagles
    American Society for Radiation Oncology (2011, March 2). Fraternal Order of Eagles Backs CARE Bill . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Joint Review Committee on Education Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance
    Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (2012, June 28). CARE Act Introduced In Senate. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from medicalimaging.
    Medical Imaging Consultants Inc.
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Philips
    American Society of Radiologic Technologists (2011, January 0). CARE Bill Brochure . Retrieved August 10, 2012, from ASRT.
    Section for Magnetic Resonance Technologists of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Society for Vascular Ultrasound
    Society for Vascular Ultrasound (2012, July 0). House Version of the CARE Bill Now Has 128 Cosponsors – CARE Bill Also Introduced in the Senate. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from SVU.
    Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.
    Society Of Nuclear Medicine And Molecular Imaging
    Brenckle, Joe (2012, June 26). Enzi and Harkin Introduce Bill to Improve Patient Safety, Provide Health Care Savings. Retrieved August 8, 2012, from CRST.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$87,911$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$36,549$0
    John BarrassoRWY$97,889$0
    Max BaucusDMT$324,131$0
    Mark BegichDAK$25,025$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$98,074$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,250$0
    Roy BluntRMO$129,670$0
    John BoozmanRAR$23,650$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$137,380$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$291,020$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$236,030$0
    Richard BurrRNC$143,518$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$59,664$0
    Ben CardinDMD$111,529$0
    Tom CarperDDE$40,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$196,100$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$77,900$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$57,949$0
    Tom CoburnROK$14,750$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$26,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$87,750$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,300$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$36,900$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$127,317$0
    John CornynRTX$126,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$62,321$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$25,250$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$110,225$0
    Mike EnziRWY$71,150$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,788$0
    Al FrankenDMN$87,519$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,625$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,156$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,450$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$83,425$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$178,049$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$343,483$0
    Dean HellerRNV$43,000$0
    John HoevenRND$23,010$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$19,150$0
    Jim InhofeROK$13,400$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$48,350$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$59,300$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$44,250$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$30,875$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$75,550$0
    John F. KerryDMA$118,410$0
    Mark KirkRIL$245,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$203,875$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$16,500$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$81,830$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$43,050$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,300$0
    Mike LeeRUT$8,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$38,192$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$37,000$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$39,150$0
    John McCainRAZ$33,850$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$120,269$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$218,610$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,048$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$47,375$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$75,737$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$56,150$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,400$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$122,609$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$74,549$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$104,440$0
    Rand PaulRKY$22,072$0
    Rob PortmanROH$94,985$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$12,500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$329,150$0
    Jim RischRID$13,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,599$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$63,850$0
    Marco RubioRFL$55,775$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$18,825$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$126,400$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$20,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$71,409$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,450$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$55,660$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$228,868$0
    Jon TesterDMT$81,600$0
    John ThuneRSD$61,566$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$66,950$0
    Mark UdallDCO$95,450$0
    Tom UdallDNM$25,809$0
    David VitterRLA$44,975$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$96,950$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,600$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$56,400$0
    Ron WydenDOR$176,143$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$4,000$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$87,911$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$36,549$0
    John BarrassoRWY$97,889$0
    Max BaucusDMT$324,131$0
    Mark BegichDAK$25,025$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$98,074$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$5,000$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,250$0
    Roy BluntRMO$129,670$0
    John BoozmanRAR$23,650$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$137,380$0
    Scott P. BrownRMA$291,020$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$236,030$0
    Richard BurrRNC$143,518$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$59,664$0
    Ben CardinDMD$111,529$0
    Tom CarperDDE$40,850$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$196,100$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$77,900$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$57,949$0
    Tom CoburnROK$14,750$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$26,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$87,750$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$56,300$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$36,900$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$127,317$0
    John CornynRTX$126,250$0
    Mike CrapoRID$62,321$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$25,250$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$110,225$0
    Mike EnziRWY$71,150$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$61,788$0
    Al FrankenDMN$87,519$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$126,625$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$55,156$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$151,450$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$83,425$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$178,049$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$343,483$0
    Dean HellerRNV$43,000$0
    John HoevenRND$23,010$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$19,150$0
    Jim InhofeROK$13,400$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$48,350$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$59,300$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$44,250$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$30,875$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$75,550$0
    John F. KerryDMA$118,410$0
    Mark KirkRIL$245,250$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$203,875$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$16,500$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$81,830$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$43,050$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,300$0
    Mike LeeRUT$8,750$0
    Carl LevinDMI$38,192$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,400$0
    Dick LugarRIN$37,000$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$39,150$0
    John McCainRAZ$33,850$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$120,269$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$218,610$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$161,048$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$47,375$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$75,737$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$56,150$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,400$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$122,609$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$74,549$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$104,440$0
    Rand PaulRKY$22,072$0
    Rob PortmanROH$94,985$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$12,500$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,400$0
    Harry ReidDNV$329,150$0
    Jim RischRID$13,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,599$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$63,850$0
    Marco RubioRFL$55,775$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$18,825$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$126,400$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$20,200$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$71,409$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$15,450$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$55,660$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$228,868$0
    Jon TesterDMT$81,600$0
    John ThuneRSD$61,566$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$66,950$0
    Mark UdallDCO$95,450$0
    Tom UdallDNM$25,809$0
    David VitterRLA$44,975$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$96,950$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$53,600$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$56,400$0
    Ron WydenDOR$176,143$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,807,158
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,648,111
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,248,932
    Nurses$946,436
    Health & welfare policy$449,450
    Health professionals$212,425

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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