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

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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Overview

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

History

May 17, 2012
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5800 (112th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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