To enhance the adoption of a nationwide interoperable health information technology system and to improve the quality and reduce the costs of health care in the United States.
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Dec 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 18, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 49th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2005
Length: 53 pages
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1418 (109th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4642 (109th).
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H.R. 4642 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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