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Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 3 pages
To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10 in implementing the HIPAA code set standards.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
The Cutting Costly Codes Act would prevent the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from changing the version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) system that is used by the American medical industry from version 9 to the newer version 10.
Congressman Ted Poe [R-TX2] and Senator Thomas Coburn [R-OK] sponsored identical bills in both houses, citing the ...
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2126.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1701”). 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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Last Action: Apr 30, 2015
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Last Action: May 16, 2013
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