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- Full Title
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a refundable and advancable credit against income tax for health insurance costs, to allow employees who elect not to participate in employer subsidized health plans an exclusion from gross income for employer payments in lieu of such participations, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
4/29/2008--Introduced.Patients' Health Care Reform Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment and governance of :(1) HealthMarts, which are nonprofit organizations that offer health benefits ...
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May 5, 2005
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2203 (109th).
Apr 29, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5923”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
20 cosponsors (20R)
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H.R. 2203 (109th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5923 — 110th Congress: Patients’ Health Care Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5923
“H.R. 5923 — 110th Congress: Patients’ Health Care Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5923>
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