Bill Text — Mar 29, 2011
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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 title was 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.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 660”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s660>
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