To take meaningful steps to lower health care costs and increase access to health insurance coverage without raising taxes, cutting Medicare benefits for seniors, adding to the national deficit, intervening in the doctor-patient relationship, or instituting a government takeover of health care.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 6, 2009
Length: 220 pages
Nov 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 6, 2009
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H.R. 4038 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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