New Cosponsor — Dec 10, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Republicans).
Dec 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on December 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2009
Length: 20 pages
To amend the Public Health Service Act and titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to establish guidelines to enhance the meaningful use and interoperability of electronic medical records with personal health records, including for purposes of Medicare and Medicaid payment incentives.
Personal Health Record Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, in developing a nationwide health information technology infrastructure, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4216 — 111th Congress: Personal Health Record Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4216
“H.R. 4216 — 111th Congress: Personal Health Record Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr4216>
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