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S Amdt 3694 - Health Care Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Edward Kennedy, Sr. voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Amendment.

Read statements Edward Kennedy, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Amendment - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (51-47) - (Key vote)

Title: Health Care Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that expands health care services for patients enrolled in managed care plans

Highlights:
  • Allows patients to sue healthcare insurers in federal court if harm resulted from the denial or delay of medical service.
  • Calls for insurers to have internal and external reviews to examine medical denial claims.
  • Bars insurers from denying coverage or adjusting premiums based on a patient's "predictive genetic information".
  • Provides access to specialist and out of network doctors.
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Health Care Amendment

Sponsors

  • Don Nickles (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
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