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H.R.1473: Standard of Care Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Phil Gingrey, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 17 (9 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action April 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

Standard of Care Protection Act of 2013 - Declares that the development, recognition, or implementation of any guideline or other standard under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or titles XVIII (Medicare) or XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act shall not be construed to establish the standard of care or duty of care owed by a health care provider to a patient in any medical malpractice case.

Declares also that no provision of PPACA or amendments made by it shall be construed to preempt any state law governing medical professional liability cases.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
April 10, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce