H.R.5 - Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011

To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medi cal care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on th e health care delivery system. view all titles (10)

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  • Official: To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medi cal care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on th e health care delivery system. as introduced.
  • Official: To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. as introduced.
  • Short: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 as reported to house.
  • Short: Protecting Access to Healthcare Act as passed house.
  • Short: Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2012 as passed house.
  • Short: Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2012 as passed house.
  • Short: Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act of 2012 as passed house.
  • Short: Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2012 as passed house.
  • Short: Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2012 as passed house.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [5]
 
H.Amdt 991 Pass An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 112-416 to grant limited civil liability protection to health professionals that volunteer at federally declared disaster sites.
H.Amdt 990 Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 112-416 to restore the application of antitrust laws to the business of health insurance by amending the McCarran-Ferguson Act.
H.Amdt 989 Pass An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 112-416 to address the crisis in access to emergency care by extending liability coverage to on-call and emergency room physicians under the Public Health Service Act.
Latest Actions View All Actions [50]
 
Apr 16, 2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 353.
Mar 29, 2012Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Mar 28, 2012Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - March 22, 2012

Roll call number 126 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 5 To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system

 

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