H.R. 6176 (112th): Aligning Incentives for Better Patient Care Act of 2011


Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Boustany Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2012
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Social Security Act to permit hospitals to make incentive payments to physicians to promote quality and efficiency.

Summary (CRS)

7/24/2012--Introduced.Aligning Incentives for Better Patient Care Act of 2011 [sic] - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to:(1) except from the prohibition against certain physician referrals and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 24, 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. 6176”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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