HR 1409

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1409

To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care professionals and health plans and health care insurance issuers.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 7, 2011

Mr. CONYERS (for himself, Mr. PAUL, and Mr. MILLER of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To ensure and foster continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care professionals and health plans and health care insurance issuers.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. APPLICATION OF THE FEDERAL ANTITRUST LAWS TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS NEGOTIATING WITH HEALTH PLANS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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