H.R. 5 (108th): Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2003

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 13, 2003 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” Greenwood

Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2003
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.

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History

Feb 5, 2003
 
Introduced

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Mar 5, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 13, 2003
 
Passed House

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

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