S.133 - PATIENTS Act of 2013
A bill to protect all patients by prohibiting the use of data obtained from comparative effectiveness research to deny or delay coverage of items or services under Federal health care programs and to ensure that comparative effectiveness research accounts for advancements in personalized medicine and differences in patient treatment response.
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S.133 PATIENTS Act of 2013
December 13, 2013
I am writing as your constituent in the 1st Congressional district of Indiana. I support S.133 - PATIENTS Act of 2013, and am tracking it using OpenCongress.org, the free public resource website for government transparency and accountability.
This is very important because not all patients respond well to standard treatments. Doctors should be free to treat individual patients according to their needs.