A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to permit health information technology systems to use the Postal Service tool to standardize formatting in electronic health records when entering patient information to improve match rates among patient records.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Aug 5, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 3, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 217.
S. 4456 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4456. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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