To amend the HITECH Act to allow an individual to obtain a copy of such individual's protected health information at no cost in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 13, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on December 13, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Foster Introduces Legislation to Simplify Access to Medical Records”
— Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL11] (Sponsor) on Dec 14, 2018
Dec 13, 2018
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Oct 16, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4698 (116th).
H.R. 7295 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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