S. 1012 (109th): Patients’ Bill of Rights Act of 2005

Introduced:

May 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2005
Length: 233 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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History

May 12, 2005
 
Introduced

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