H.R. 2723 (106th): Bipartisan Consensus Managed Care Improvement Act of 1999


Aug 5, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 7, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate.


Charles “Charlie” Norwood Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 1999
Length: 108 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Improving Managed Care Subtitle A: Grievances and Appeals Subtitle B: Access to Care Subtitle C: Access to Information Subtitle D: Protecting the Doctor-Patient Relationship Subtitle ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 5, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 7, 1999
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2723”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


155 cosponsors (132D, 23R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Oct 7, 1999 12:46 p.m.
Failed 145/284
Oct 7, 1999 2:39 p.m.
Failed 193/238
Oct 7, 1999 4:22 p.m.
Failed 160/269
Oct 7, 1999 4:41 p.m.
Passed 275/151

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 979 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2007

H.R. 2990 (Includes)
Patients’ Bill of Rights Plus Act

Passed Senate with Changes
Last Action: Oct 14, 1999

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