S.1035 - Access to Medical Treatment Act104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] (Introduced 07/14/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Labor and Human Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/30/1996 Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 104-558. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1035 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/14/1995)
Access to Medical Treatment Act - Permits any individual to be treated by a health care practitioner with any medical treatment that the individual desires, or that is authorized by the legal representative of the individual, if: 1) the practitioner agrees to treat the individual; and 2) the administration of such treatment does not violate licensing laws.
Authorizes health care practitioners to provide any method of treatment to such an individual: 1) if there is no evidence that the treatment is a danger to the individual; and 2) if the treatment has not been approved, the individual has been informed that the treatment has not been approved and the food, drug, or device contains a warning to that effect.
Requires a practitioner, after administering such treatment and discovering it to be a danger to an individual, to submit a report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Requires the Secretary to properly disseminate information with respect to the danger of the medical treatment.
Requires a practitioner to immediately report to the Office of Alternative Medicine the positive effects of an unconventional medical treatment for a life-threatening medical condition including: 1) the nature of such treatment; 2) the results of such treatment; and 3) the protocol of such treatment.