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S.2278: SCOPE Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Tom Coburn, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 1, 2014
Latest Major Action May 1, 2014
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Safeguarding Care Of Patients Everywhere Act or SCOPE Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal the requirement that qualified health plans contract only with health care providers, including hospitals with more than 50 beds, that implement a specified patient safety evaluation system and health care quality mechanisms required by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 1, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.