Summary: H.R.1493 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/12/2009)

Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2009 - Exempts health care professionals from federal antitrust laws in connection with negotiations with a health plan regarding contract terms under which the professionals provide health care items or services for which plan benefits are provided.

Declares that this Act: (1) applies only to health care professionals excluded from the National Labor Relations Act; and (2) does not apply to such negotiations relating to Medicare or Medicaid programs, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), medical and dental care for members of the uniformed services, veterans' medical care, the federal employees health benefits program, or the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.