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


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.


Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
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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 titles are 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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Apr 24, 2013

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