To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system, and for other purposes.
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Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
Length: 26 pages
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H.R. 5690 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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