H.R. 4224 (112th): Offering Patients True Individualized Options Now Act of 2012


Mar 20, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Broun Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2012
Length: 51 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the percentage floor on medical expense deductions, expand the use of tax-preferred health care accounts, and establish a charity care credit, to amend the Social Security Act to create a Medicare Premium Assistance Program and reform EMTALA requirements, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual and group health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.

Summary (CRS)

3/20/2012--Introduced.Offering Patients True Individualized Options Now Act of 2012 or the OPTION Act of 2012 - Repeals Title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (provisions related to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 2012

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. 4224”). 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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