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H.R.1498 - Freedom From Unnecessary Litigation Act of 2009

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for the cost of insurance against negative outcomes from surgery, including against malpractice of a physician. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a credit against income tax for the cost of insurance against negative outcomes from surgery, including against malpractice of a physician. as introduced.
  • Short: Freedom From Unnecessary Litigation Act of 2009 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Freedom From Unnecessary Litigation Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax credit for insurance purchased to cover the costs of a negative outcome from surgery, including negative outcomes caused by physician malpractice; and (2) exclude from gross income medical

Official Summary

Freedom From Unnecessary Litigation Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to:
(1) allow a tax credit for insurance purchased to cover the costs of a negative outcome from surgery, including negative outcomes caused by physician malpractice; and
(2) exclude from gross income medical malpractice awards granted in binding arbitration.

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