New Cosponsor — Sep 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (4 Republicans).
Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Louisiana's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2012
Length: 14 pages
To amend the Social Security Act to permit hospitals to make incentive payments to physicians to promote quality and efficiency.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6176 — 112th Congress: Aligning Incentives for Better Patient Care Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6176
“H.R. 6176 — 112th Congress: Aligning Incentives for Better Patient Care Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6176>
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