This bill, commonly referred to as The SCOPE Act, deals with 23 words in the 2,700-page Affordable Care Act. The bill would repeal the ability of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the Affordable Care Act, to prohibit health insurers from working with doctors and other medical providers who fail to meet quality services standards designated by the Secretary. The Secretary’s ability to make such prohibitions is scheduled to take effect January 1st, 2015.
What is House Bill H.R. 2833?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 2833
Safeguarding Care Of Patients Everywhere Act
To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act so as to eliminate the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to limit the ability of medical providers to conduct lawful business, and for other purposes.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedJuly 25th, 2013
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