H.R.3356 - Medicare Beneficiary Freedom to Choose Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] (Introduced 07/28/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/29/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3356 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2009)
Medicare Beneficiary Freedom to Choose Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) to revise requirements for the use of private contracts by Medicare beneficiaries under which no Medicare claims shall be made. Requires any such contract to be in writing and signed by the Medicare beneficiary.
Allows individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A (Hospital Insurance), and makes them eligible for health savings accounts.