S. 650 (112th): Health Care Waiver Transparency Act


Mar 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require greater transparency concerning the criteria used to grant waivers to the job-killing health care law and to ensure that applications for such waivers are treated in a fair and consistent manner, irrespective of the applicant's political contributions or association with a labor union, a health plan provided for under a collective bargaining agreement, or another organized labor group.

Summary (CRS)

3/17/2011--Introduced.Health Care Waiver Transparency Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to publish detailed criteria used by the Secretary to approve a waiver, adjustment, or other ... Read more >

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Mar 17, 2011

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H.R. 1184 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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