H.R. 144 (103rd): Health Care Cost Containment Act

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher Cox

Representative for California's 47th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 1993
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reform the health care system by restoring the full tax deductibility of medical expenses; eliminating incentives for abusive litigation against hospitals, doctors, nurses, and health care providers; abolishing noneconomic damages in medical care liability actions; and redirecting punitive damages to community hospitals that care for the indigent.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 5, 1993
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 2, 1993
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.

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