To repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Sam Johnson Reintroduces Bill to Increase Access to High Quality Health Care”
— Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 17, 2017
Feb 13, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 976 (114th).
Feb 16, 2017
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H.R. 1156 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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