To modify the antitrust exemption applicable to the business of medical malpractice insurance, to address current issues for health care providers, to reform medical malpractice litigation by making available alternative dispute resolution methods, requiring plaintiffs to submit affidavits of merit before proceeding, and enabling judgments to be satisfied through periodic payments, to reform the medical malpractice insurance market, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2003
Length: 77 pages
108th Congress (2003–2004)
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jul 26, 2002
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5253 (107th).
Mar 6, 2003
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H.R. 1158 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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