S. 191: Patient Freedom Act of 2017

Several Republican plans have been proposed for replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, once that law is dismantled or repealed. S. 191, nicknamed the Patient Freedom Act, has been introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), a licensed medical doctor. What the bill does The legislation aims to shift the question of repeal to states by allowing them ... Continue reading »

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Jan 23, 2017


Referred to Committee on Jan 23, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 23, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bill Cassidy

Senior Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017
Length: 73 pages


Jan 23, 2017

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