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Introduced in House (03/20/1996)

Integrity in Medical Funding Act of 1996 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to prohibit Federal payment under such programs for assisted suicide or euthanasia.

Preempts State and Federal limits on malpractice awards in health care liability actions that arise from the provision of any medical item or service for the purpose of causing the death of any individual, or from the failure to provide any medical item or service to an individual against the direction of the individual or the individual's agent or surrogate for the purpose of causing the individual's death.