A bill to protect all patients by prohibiting the use of data obtained from comparative effectiveness research to deny or delay coverage of items or services under Federal health care programs and to ensure that comparative effectiveness research accounts for advancements in personalized medicine and differences in patient treatment response.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1259 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
S. 660 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 660 — 112th Congress: PATIENTS Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s660
“S. 660 — 112th Congress: PATIENTS Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 3, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s660>
|title=S. 660 (112th)
|accessdate=December 3, 2016
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=March 29, 2011
|quote=PATIENTS Act of 2011
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.