About the bill
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 growing costs and administrative duties placed on physicians as an impediment to a healthy medical industry. Sen. Coburn stated that while health care providers struggle to navigate the murky waters ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 24, 2013
Apr 30, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2126 (114th).
H.R. 1701 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 1701 — 113th Congress: Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1701
“H.R. 1701 — 113th Congress: Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. March 18, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1701>
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