H.R. 6043 (112th): Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2012


Jun 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tim Murphy

Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2012
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/27/2012--Introduced.Behavioral Health Information Technology Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to include as a health care provider behavioral and mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, psychiatric ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 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. 6043”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (17R, 12D) (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. 2957 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

H.R. 3239 (Related)
Safeguarding Access For Every Medicare Patient Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 21, 2011

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