H.R. 144 (103rd): Health Care Cost Containment Act
Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 47th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 2, 1993
Length: 8 pages
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- 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.
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Last Action: Jun 23, 1994
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 144 — 103rd Congress: Health Care Cost Containment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr144
“H.R. 144 — 103rd Congress: Health Care Cost Containment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1993. March 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr144>
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