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Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994
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
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.
1/5/1993--Introduced.Health Care Cost Containment Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individuals to deduct the full amount of unreimbursed medical and dental expenses.(Current law allows a deduction for ... Read more >
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Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 144”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr144>
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