Summary: S.527 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.527. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (03/02/2017)

Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Health Service with liability protection provided by the United States for purposes of any civil action that may arise due to providing emergency or post-stabilization services on or after January 1, 2018.