H.R. 5800 (112th): Health Care Price Transparency Promotion Act of 2012

Introduced:

May 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Burgess
Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for increased price transparency of hospital information and to provide for additional research on consumer information on charges and out-of-pocket costs.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2249 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2009

H.R. 1326 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

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History

Introduced
May 17, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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