H.R. 1765 (103rd): Hospital Antitrust Fairness Act

Apr 21, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Died (Referred to Committee)
James Slattery
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
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Apr 21, 1993
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This bill was introduced on April 21, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 21, 1993
Referred to Committee Apr 21, 1993
Full Title

To exempt from the antitrust laws, mergers and service allocations entered into by certain hospitals in low population areas.


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14 cosponsors (8D, 6R) (show)

House Judiciary

Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law

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Hospital Antitrust Fairness Act - Exempts from the antitrust laws combinations of, or contracts to allocate hospital services by, two or more hospitals if:
(1) each such hospital is located outside of a city or in a city of less than 150,000 inhabitants;
(2) in the most recently concluded calendar year, each such hospital received more than 40 percent of its gross revenue from payments made under Federal programs; and
(3) there is in effect with respect to each such hospital a certificate issued by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) specifying that HCFA has determined that Federal expenditures would be reduced, and consumer costs would not increase, if such hospitals merge or allocate the services specified in the request.

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