S.1769 - Standard of Care Protection Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA] (Introduced 11/21/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/21/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1769 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/21/2013)
Standard of Care Protection Act - Provides that the development, recognition, or implementation of any guideline or other standard under any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health care-related parts of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, or titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act shall not be construed to establish the standard or duty of care owed by a health care provider to a patient in any medical malpractice or medical product liability action or claim.
Prohibits such health care provisions from being construed to preempt any state or common law governing medical malpractice or medical product liability actions or claims.