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H.AMDT. 953

An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 106-709 to exempt groups of health care professional engaged in negotiations with health plans from federal antitrust laws if the FTC or the Department of Justice has certified that such negotiations would promote competition and enhance the quality of professional care. The amendment clarifies that the bill does not create any legal right for such groups of health care professionals to engage in boycotts, coercive behavior or engage in a collective cessation of service to patients.

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Amends H.R. 1304

Jun 30, 2000: On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 94 - 320 (Roll no. 368).

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June 30, 2000
1:23 AM EDT
On agreeing to the Stearns amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 94 - 320 (Roll no. 368).
June 29, 2000
11:42 PM EDT
Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Stearns. (consideration: CR H5639-5641, H5649; text: CR H5639)