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Committee on Energy and CommerceIntroducedSeptember 22nd, 2010
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Patient-Doctor Freedom Act of 2010
To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from precluding patients from entering into any contract with their health care providers.
Patient-Doctor Freedom Act of 2010 - Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) from precluding an enrollee, participant, or beneficiary in a health benefits plan from entering into any contract or arrangement for health care with any health care provider. Defines "health benefits plan" to exclude Medicaid and TriCare.