H.R. 6157 (112th): To create a patient-centered quality of care initiative for seriously ill patients through the establishment of a stakeholder strategic summit, quality of life education and awareness initiative, health care workforce training, an advisory committee, and palliative care focused research, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Emanuel Cleaver II
Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2012
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
7/19/2012--Introduced.Patient Centered Quality Care for Life Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Patient-Centered Health Care and Quality of Life Stakeholder Strategic Summit ...

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6157” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Jul 19, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
27 cosponsors (24D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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