S. 660 (112th): PATIENTS Act of 2011
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- Full Title
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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. April 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s660>
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