H.R.1883: Patient Advocate Act of 2009

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Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Democrats)

Bill Summary

Patient Advocate Act of 2009 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program under which the Secretary may make grants for the development and operation of programs to provide services for patients to resolve health insurance, job retention, and debt crisis matters related to the patients' diagnosis and illness. Includes as services to be provided by grant recipients: (1) acting as contacts for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 2, 2009

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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