H.R.1051 - Medicare Beneficiary Freedom to Choose Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] (Introduced 03/11/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1051 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/11/2011)
Medicare Beneficiary Freedom to Choose Act of 2011- 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.