Senate Bill 4796
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Fair Care Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Oct 5, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Oct 5, 2020
Latest Action
Oct 5, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4796
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Indiana
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Fair Care Act of 2020

This bill addresses the health care system, including Medicare, Medicaid, the private health insurance market, and the prescription drug approval process. The bill also revises tax provisions related to certain health care costs and establishes requirements for lawsuits involving health care provided, at least in part, through a federal program or with federal funds.

Text (1)
October 5, 2020
Actions (2)
10/05/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
10/05/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Oct 6, 2020 4:27:07 AM
Updated
Mar 5, 2021 12:09:14 PM