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.


Jul 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Emanuel Cleaver II

Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district



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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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 19, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6157”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (24D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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