Bill Text — Sep 22, 2011
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Sep 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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
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.
9/22/2011--Introduced.Medical-Legal Partnership for Health Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a nationwide demonstration project to: (1) award matching grants or enter into contracts ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3668 (111th).
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1609”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1609 — 112th Congress: Medical-Legal Partnership for Health Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1609
“S. 1609 — 112th Congress: Medical-Legal Partnership for Health Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1609>
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