H.R. 1589 (112th): Personalize Your Care Act of 2011


Apr 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Earl Blumenauer

Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2011
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of voluntary advance care planning consultation under Medicare and Medicaid, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/15/2011--Introduced.Personalize Your Care Act of 2011 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) to cover a Voluntary Advance Care Planning Consultation.Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 15, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1589”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (10D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5795 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 20, 2010

H.R. 1173 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

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