H.R.1473 - Standard of Care Protection Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] (Introduced 04/10/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/30/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.|
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Summary: H.R.1473 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/10/2013)
Standard of Care Protection Act of 2013 - Declares that the development, recognition, or implementation of any guideline or other standard under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or titles XVIII (Medicare) or XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act shall not be construed to establish the standard of care or duty of care owed by a health care provider to a patient in any medical malpractice case.
Declares also that no provision of PPACA or amendments made by it shall be construed to preempt any state law governing medical professional liability cases.