H.R. 164 (111th): Seniors’ Health Care Freedom Act of 2009

Introduced:
Jan 06, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ronald “Ron” Paul
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 06, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 195 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 04, 2007

H.R. 151 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 05, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 06, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 06, 2009
 
Full Title

To provide greater health care freedom for seniors.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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1/6/2009--Introduced.
Seniors' Health Care Freedom Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to remove the affidavit requirement applicable to the use of private contracts with practitioners under Medicare.
Declares that no persons otherwise eligible for old-age benefits under Social Security shall be denied such benefits because of their voluntary refusal to participate in any part of the Medicare program.

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