H.R.164 - Seniors' Health Care Freedom Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Paul, Ron [R-TX-14] (Introduced 01/06/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||01/14/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.164 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/2009)
Seniors' Health Care Freedom Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to remove the affidavit requirement applicable to the use of private contracts with practitioners under Medicare.
Declares that no persons otherwise eligible for old-age benefits under Social Security shall be denied such benefits because of their voluntary refusal to participate in any part of the Medicare program.