H.R. 4700 (111th): Transparency in All Health Care Pricing Act of 2010

Introduced:
Feb 25, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Steve Kagen
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 25, 2010
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 25, 2010
Referred to Committee Feb 25, 2010
 
Full Title

To provide for transparency in health care pricing, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
67 cosponsors (67D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Oversight and Government Reform

House Ways and Means

Health

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/25/2010--Introduced.
Transparency in All Health Care Pricing Act of 2010 - Requires any and all individuals or business entities, including physicians, pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufactures, and insurance entities, that offer or furnish health care related items, products, services, or procedures for sale to the public to publicly disclose, on a continuous basis, all prices for such items, products, services, or procedures.
Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to:
(1) investigate any individuals or business entities that fail to comply with the requirements of this Act; and
(2) impose civil fines, or other civil penalties, as appropriate.

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