H.R. 5547: Health Care Price Transparency Promotion Act of 2016

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for increased price transparency of hospital information and to provide for additional research on consumer information on charges and out-of-pocket costs.

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Jun 21, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 21, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 21, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016
Length: 8 pages


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Jun 21, 2016

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