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S. 773 - Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to provide parity under group health plans and group health insurance coverage for the provision of benefits for prosthetics and custom orthotics and benefits for other medical and surgical services. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act

S. 773 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to provide parity under group health plans and group health insurance coverage for the provision of benefits for prosthetics and custom orthotics and benefits for other medical and surgical services. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to provide parity under group health plans and group health insurance coverage for the provision of benefits for prosthetics and custom orthotics and benefits for other medical and surgical services.
Other Titles
  • Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act
Sponsor
Olympia Snowe
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Government investigations
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/08/2011
4/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

353 times as much
$3,781,658
$893,441
$1,640,111
$211,425
$1,367,947
$1,249,432
$945,936
$500,910
$449,450
$1,528,220
$183,219
$12,751,749
$36,075
$36,075

opposed this bill

27 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act

27 organizations supported this bill

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Association of People with Disabilities
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Association on Health and Disability
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Music Therapy Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association
American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (n.d.). AOPA APPLAUDS HOUSE INSURANCE FAIRNESS FOR AMPUTEES ACT OF 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.
American Therapeutic Recreation Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Amputee Coalition
Amputee Coalition (2012, April 30). Goverment Relations Blog. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Amputee Coalition.
Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Blinded Veterans Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Brain Injury Association of America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Easter Seals
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
National Association For The Advancement Of Orthotics And Prosthetics
National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (2011, April 8). Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act Reintroduced in U.S. Senate, S. 773. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
National Spinal Cord Injury Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Reeve Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Spina Bifida Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
TASH
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
The Arc
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
United Cerebral Palsy
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
United Spinal Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
Veterans Of Modern Warfare
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.
VetsFirst
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 17). Co-Sponsor and Pass H.R. 4175 and S. 773 The Insurance Fairness for Amputees Act of 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from wordpress.

1 organization opposed this bill

Leadership For Liberty
Leadership for Liberty (2012, April 17). Dent: Fiddling While Rome Burns. Retrieved July 25, 2012, from Leadership for Liberty.

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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$7,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$111,211$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$66,199$0
John BarrassoRWY$109,139$0
Max BaucusDMT$412,831$0
Mark BegichDAK$63,584$0
Michael BennetDCO$230,613$2,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$12,250$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$72,000$500
Roy BluntRMO$156,498$0
John BoozmanRAR$32,200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$243,713$0
Scott BrownRMA$403,646$525
Sherrod BrownDOH$350,005$250
Richard BurrRNC$195,218$0
Maria CantwellDWA$156,513$0
Ben CardinDMD$198,679$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$93,917$0
Bob CaseyDPA$248,413$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$118,550$7,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$68,749$1,000
Tom CoburnROK$19,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$34,400$0
Susan CollinsRME$101,900$1,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$84,800$0
Chris CoonsDDE$52,400$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$162,317$0
John CornynRTX$185,835$0
Mike CrapoRID$81,771$0
Jim DeMintRSC$25,652$0
Dick DurbinDIL$146,525$0
John EnsignRNV$11,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$98,150$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,077$0
Alan FrankenDMN$169,777$500
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$300,443$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,876$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$186,700$0
Kay HaganDNC$136,175$0
Tom HarkinDIA$266,622$0
Orrin HatchRUT$440,283$1,500
John HoevenRND$26,160$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$20,150$0
Jim InhofeROK$28,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$81,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$89,350$0
Mike JohannsRNE$44,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$47,225$100
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,398$0
John KerryDMA$168,720$0
Mark KirkRIL$264,959$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$251,397$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$20,800$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$153,960$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$67,937$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$23,075$0
Mike LeeRUT$20,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$84,313$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$61,355$0
Joe ManchinDWV$52,050$0
John McCainRAZ$92,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$195,204$500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,710$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$263,728$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$114,681$1,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$109,345$0
Jerry MoranRKS$58,900$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$50,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$204,992$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$99,449$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$179,990$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$29,348$0
Rob PortmanROH$124,963$1,000
Mark PryorDAR$31,888$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$60,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$495,300$2,500
Jim RischRID$13,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,499$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,450$0
Marco RubioRFL$84,515$2,200
Bernie SandersIVT$31,175$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$215,378$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,400$1,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$118,027$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$16,450$0
Olympia SnoweRME$105,160$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$364,021$0
Jon TesterDMT$159,850$250
John ThuneRSD$92,351$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$97,550$2,250
Mark UdallDCO$223,628$0
Tom UdallDNM$109,816$0
David VitterRLA$65,325$0
Mark WarnerDVA$241,450$0
Jim WebbDVA$5,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,583$0
Roger WickerRMS$69,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$217,193$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$7,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$111,211$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$66,199$0
John BarrassoRWY$109,139$0
Max BaucusDMT$412,831$0
Mark BegichDAK$63,584$0
Michael BennetDCO$230,613$2,500
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$12,250$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$72,000$500
Roy BluntRMO$156,498$0
John BoozmanRAR$32,200$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$243,713$0
Scott BrownRMA$403,646$525
Sherrod BrownDOH$350,005$250
Richard BurrRNC$195,218$0
Maria CantwellDWA$156,513$0
Ben CardinDMD$198,679$2,500
Tom CarperDDE$93,917$0
Bob CaseyDPA$248,413$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$118,550$7,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$68,749$1,000
Tom CoburnROK$19,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$34,400$0
Susan CollinsRME$101,900$1,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$84,800$0
Chris CoonsDDE$52,400$2,000
Bob CorkerRTN$162,317$0
John CornynRTX$185,835$0
Mike CrapoRID$81,771$0
Jim DeMintRSC$25,652$0
Dick DurbinDIL$146,525$0
John EnsignRNV$11,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$98,150$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$127,077$0
Alan FrankenDMN$169,777$500
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$300,443$5,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$77,876$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$186,700$0
Kay HaganDNC$136,175$0
Tom HarkinDIA$266,622$0
Orrin HatchRUT$440,283$1,500
John HoevenRND$26,160$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$20,150$0
Jim InhofeROK$28,300$0
Dan InouyeDHI$81,200$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$89,350$0
Mike JohannsRNE$44,250$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$47,225$100
Tim JohnsonDSD$98,398$0
John KerryDMA$168,720$0
Mark KirkRIL$264,959$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$251,397$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$20,800$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$153,960$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$67,937$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$23,075$0
Mike LeeRUT$20,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$84,313$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,400$0
Dick LugarRIN$61,355$0
Joe ManchinDWV$52,050$0
John McCainRAZ$92,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$195,204$500
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,710$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$263,728$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$114,681$1,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$109,345$0
Jerry MoranRKS$58,900$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$50,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$204,992$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$99,449$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$179,990$1,000
Rand PaulRKY$29,348$0
Rob PortmanROH$124,963$1,000
Mark PryorDAR$31,888$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$60,450$0
Harry ReidDNV$495,300$2,500
Jim RischRID$13,500$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$137,499$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$124,450$0
Marco RubioRFL$84,515$2,200
Bernie SandersIVT$31,175$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$215,378$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$21,400$1,000
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$118,027$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$16,450$0
Olympia SnoweRME$105,160$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$364,021$0
Jon TesterDMT$159,850$250
John ThuneRSD$92,351$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$97,550$2,250
Mark UdallDCO$223,628$0
Tom UdallDNM$109,816$0
David VitterRLA$65,325$0
Mark WarnerDVA$241,450$0
Jim WebbDVA$5,050$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$97,583$0
Roger WickerRMS$69,550$0
Ron WydenDOR$217,193$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Medical supplies manufacturing & sales$3,781,658
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,640,111
Non-profit foundations$1,528,220
Outpatient health services (incl drug & alcohol)$1,367,947
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,249,432
Nurses$945,936
Minority/Ethnic Groups$893,441
Education$500,910
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Health professionals$211,425
Military$183,219

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075
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