Senate Bill 2574
116th Congress(2019-2020)
PROTECTS Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 26, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 26, 2019
Latest Action
Sep 26, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2574
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Colorado
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Promote Responsible Oversight and Targeted Employee background Check Transparency for Seniors Act or the PROTECTS Act

This bill allows Medicaid and Medicare providers (e.g., skilled nursing facilities) to access, through the National Practitioner Data Bank, disciplinary information concerning affiliated physicians and other health care practitioners, as reported by state licensing authorities.

Text (1)
September 26, 2019
Actions (2)
09/26/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
09/26/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 27, 2019 4:42:32 AM
Updated
Jan 12, 2021 5:27:52 AM