H.R. 1159 (112th): To repeal certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act relating to the limitation on the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals and to transparency reports and reporting of physician ownership or investment interests.

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/17/2011--Introduced.Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to repeal:(1) the prohibition against Medicare participation by physician-owned hospitals that do not have a provider agreement by August 1, 2010, ... Read more >
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H.R. 5433 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 27, 2010

H.R. 1186 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1159” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Mar 17, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (22R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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