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HR 1565

Title: Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act
Author: Rep. Andy Barr (REP-KY)

Summary
...The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must publish clinical practice guidelines provided and maintained by national or state medical societies or medical specialty societies designated by HHS. HHS must ensure that guidelines are developed in accordance with certain standards, including standards related to transparency, the composition of the panel, and the review of existing evidence. Professional organizations and participants in guideline development may not be held liable for injury allegedly caused by adherence to a guideline to which they contributed.</p> <p>The bill does not preempt: (1) any state or federal law that imposes greater procedural or substantive protections for health care providers and health care organizations from liability, loss, or damages than those ...

Status
Introduced in House 03/16/2017
Introduced in House 03/16/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/16/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/16/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 03/16/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/17/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. 03/31/2017

Bill Text
03/22/2017 - HR 1565 (Introduced+in+House)
03/16/2017 - HR 1565 (Introduced+in+House)
03/16/2017 - HR 1565 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Washington, DC 20515-1706
    Phone: (202) 225-4706

    District Address:
    2709 Old Rosebud Road

    Lexington, KY 40509
    Phone: (859) 219-1366
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