H.R. 1700 (112th): Medicare Patient Empowerment Act

Introduced:

May 3, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom Price

Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 3, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and physicians or practitioners to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

May 3, 2011
 
Introduced

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