Summary: H.R.556 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.556. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/08/2011)

Preserving Patients' Choices Act - Repeals provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the establishment and funding of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to identify priorities for, and establish, update, and carry out, a national comparative outcomes research project agenda. Restores provisions of law as if such provisions had not been enacted. Rescinds the unobligated balance of funds made available for such Institute.

Repeals the health information technology provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Restores provisions of law as if such provisions had not been enacted. Rescinds all unobligated balances remaining available for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Requires the total amount rescinded by this Act to be deposited in the Treasury to pay down the national debt.