To protect the doctor-patient relationship, improve the quality of health care services, lower the costs of health care services, expand access to health care services, and for other purposes.
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Oct 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 181 pages
Oct 29, 2009
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H.R. 3970 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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