Senate Bill 4899
117th Congress(2021-2022)
IMPROVE Act
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Passed Senate on Sep 20, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 20, 2022
Latest Action
Sep 21, 2022
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
4899
Congress
117
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
Senate Votes (1)
House Votes (0)
Passed
September 20, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.
Summary

Improving Medicare Patients with RNHCI Options to Vaccinate Easily Act or the IMPROVE Act

This bill specifies that individuals who elect to receive services in religious nonmedical health care institutions (RNHCIs) may receive COVID-19 vaccines under Medicare.

Specifically, an individual's receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine does not revoke the individual's election to receive services in RNHCIs under Medicare; an individual who's election was revoked due to the receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine prior to the bill's date of enactment may immediately reelect to receive services in RNHCIs under Medicare.

Text (2)
September 20, 2022
Actions (6)
09/21/2022
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
09/21/2022
Held at the desk.
09/21/2022
Received in the House.
09/20/2022
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4871-4872; text: CR S4871-4872)
09/20/2022
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.
09/20/2022
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Sep 21, 2022 4:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Nov 26, 2022 5:20:49 AM