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H.R. 3700 (111th): 10 Prescriptions for a Healthy America Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Oct 1, 2009.

Health Care Bill of Rights Act or 10 Prescriptions for a Healthy America Act - Prohibits Congress and the President from enacting health reform legislation that: (1) includes government-run health insurance; (2) reduces benefits for seniors under Medicare; (3) increases the federal deficit; (4) imposes new taxes; (5) allows the federal government to ration care: (6) imposes a mandate on individuals to purchase health care coverage or on employers to provide such coverage; or (7) provides taxpayer-funded health insurance to illegal immigrants.

Requires Congress and the President to enact health reform legislation on or before December 31, 2009, that: (1) protects individuals with preexisting conditions; (2) reforms medical liability law and curbs abusive litigation; and (3) reduces the overall cost of health care for all.