H.R. 1701 (113th): Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary

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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History

Apr 24, 2013
 
Introduced

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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.

Details

Cosponsors
46 cosponsors (45R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2126 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 30, 2015

S. 972 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 16, 2013

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