S. 1609 (112th): Medical-Legal Partnership for Health Act
Sep 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 22, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Thomas “Tom” Harkin
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 9 pages
About the bill
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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program to award grants to, and enter into contracts with, medical-legal partnerships to assist patients and their families to navigate health-related programs and activities.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010
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