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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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.
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011
Length: 9 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3668 (111th).
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S. 1609 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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