S. 44 - Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2013

Law. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2013

S. 44 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.
Other Titles
  • MCAP Act
  • Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2013
Sponsor
Rob Portman
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Alternative dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health care coverage and access
  • Health care quality
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Legal fees and court costs
  • Product safety and quality
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Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2013
1/22/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Dentists, which…

supported this bill

Dentists$2,468,796
$2,468,796

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2013

1 organization supported this bill

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2015, August 7). American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Additional Issues of Interest for the 113th Congress. Retrieved August 7, 2015, from American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Dentists interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$29,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,550$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,700$0
John BarrassoRWY$19,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$24,850$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$18,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$14,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$57,051$0
John BoozmanRAR$37,226$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$21,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$19,100$0
Richard BurrRNC$62,839$0
Maria CantwellDWA$22,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$22,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$23,600$0
Bob CaseyDPA$25,400$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$21,150$0
Tom CoburnROK$23,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$38,150$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$64,820$0
John CornynRTX$77,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$14,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$47,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,950$0
Dick DurbinDIL$32,311$0
Mike EnziRWY$24,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,750$0
Deb FischerRNE$15,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,407$0
Al FrankenDMN$10,400$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$27,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,750$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$23,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$18,150$0
Tom HarkinDIA$15,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,650$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,250$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$3,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$23,900$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$14,500$0
John HoevenRND$42,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$11,103$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$34,776$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$48,450$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$24,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,400$0
Mark KirkRIL$80,500$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,450$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$26,800$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,900$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,250$0
John McCainRAZ$30,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$20,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,320$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$49,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,400$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$23,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,050$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,058$0
Chris MurphyDCT$36,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$42,100$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$13,050$0
Rand PaulRKY$30,801$0
Rob PortmanROH$44,750$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$32,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,950$0
Jim RischRID$4,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$37,400$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$70,155$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$14,200$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$18,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$42,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,100$0
Jon TesterDMT$21,450$0
John ThuneRSD$20,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$32,948$0
Mark UdallDCO$21,800$0
Tom UdallDNM$17,450$0
David VitterRLA$46,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$30,930$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$10,751$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$21,050$0
Ron WydenDOR$26,850$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$29,900$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,550$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$9,700$0
John BarrassoRWY$19,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$24,850$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$18,850$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$14,750$0
Roy BluntRMO$57,051$0
John BoozmanRAR$37,226$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$21,750$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$19,100$0
Richard BurrRNC$62,839$0
Maria CantwellDWA$22,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$22,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$23,600$0
Bob CaseyDPA$25,400$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$21,150$0
Tom CoburnROK$23,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$38,150$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$26,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$64,820$0
John CornynRTX$77,900$0
Mike CrapoRID$14,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$47,850$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$2,950$0
Dick DurbinDIL$32,311$0
Mike EnziRWY$24,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,750$0
Deb FischerRNE$15,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,407$0
Al FrankenDMN$10,400$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$27,650$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$25,750$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$23,650$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$18,150$0
Tom HarkinDIA$15,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$49,650$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$8,250$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$3,250$0
Dean HellerRNV$23,900$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$14,500$0
John HoevenRND$42,900$0
Jim InhofeROK$11,103$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$34,776$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$48,450$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,750$0
Tim KaineDVA$24,600$0
John F. KerryDMA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,400$0
Mark KirkRIL$80,500$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$12,450$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$26,800$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,500$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,900$0
Carl LevinDMI$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,250$0
John McCainRAZ$30,450$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$20,250$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,320$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$49,450$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,400$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$23,500$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,050$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$17,058$0
Chris MurphyDCT$36,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$42,100$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$13,050$0
Rand PaulRKY$30,801$0
Rob PortmanROH$44,750$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$32,500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,000$0
Harry ReidDNV$29,950$0
Jim RischRID$4,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$37,400$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$70,155$0
Bernie SandersIVT$5,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$14,200$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$18,950$0
Tim ScottRSC$42,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$15,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$21,500$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,500$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,100$0
Jon TesterDMT$21,450$0
John ThuneRSD$20,700$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$32,948$0
Mark UdallDCO$21,800$0
Tom UdallDNM$17,450$0
David VitterRLA$46,500$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$30,930$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$10,751$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$21,050$0
Ron WydenDOR$26,850$0

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Dentists$2,468,796

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