S. 197 - Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2011

Law. 112th Congress (2011-2012) 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) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2011

S. 197 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

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 2011
Sponsor
John Ensign
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
Introduced1/26/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/26/2011
1/26/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Physicians, which…

supported this bill

Physicians$9,565,920
$9,565,920

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Medical Care Access Protection Act of 2011

1 organization supported this bill

American College of Emergency Physicians
ACEP (2011, April 0). ACEP Fighting for Medical Liability Reform. Retrieved July 8, 2011, from American College of Emergency Physicians.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Physicians interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$6,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$53,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$27,250$0
John BarrassoRWY$243,300$0
Max BaucusDMT$85,580$0
Mark BegichDAK$36,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$66,825$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$9,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$50,239$0
Roy BluntRMO$197,974$0
John BoozmanRAR$56,900$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$194,070$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$324,984$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$262,988$0
Richard BurrRNC$132,130$0
Maria CantwellDWA$62,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$87,510$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$124,717$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$143,450$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,200$0
Tom CoburnROK$35,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$95,769$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$37,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$204,422$0
John CornynRTX$348,873$0
Mike CrapoRID$17,492$0
Jim DeMintRSC$43,550$0
Dick DurbinDIL$101,800$0
John EnsignRNV$4,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,800$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$87,326$0
Al FrankenDMN$156,475$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$208,984$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,842$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$70,260$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$42,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,350$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$76,300$0
John HoevenRND$27,300$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$41,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$56,463$0
Dan InouyeDHI$28,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$54,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$38,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$92,946$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$42,679$0
John F. KerryDMA$48,800$0
Mark KirkRIL$283,589$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$40,550$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$125,755$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$48,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,700$0
Mike LeeRUT$12,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$58,050$0
Joe LiebermanICT$5,800$0
Dick LugarRIN$32,850$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$121,350$0
John McCainRAZ$64,455$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$127,908$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$398,325$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$406,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$45,975$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$57,834$0
Jerry MoranRKS$67,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$105,975$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$62,510$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$276,950$0
Rand PaulRKY$170,116$0
Rob PortmanROH$119,320$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$49,795$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$332,866$0
Jim RischRID$10,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,150$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$245,892$0
Bernie SandersIVT$25,033$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$89,450$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$45,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$45,380$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,050$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$34,400$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$195,723$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,050$0
John ThuneRSD$73,325$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$150,950$0
Mark UdallDCO$118,990$0
Tom UdallDNM$105,662$0
David VitterRLA$252,926$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$131,342$0
Jim WebbDVA$750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,200$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$140,375$0
Ron WydenDOR$149,650$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$6,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$53,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$27,250$0
John BarrassoRWY$243,300$0
Max BaucusDMT$85,580$0
Mark BegichDAK$36,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$66,825$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$9,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$50,239$0
Roy BluntRMO$197,974$0
John BoozmanRAR$56,900$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$194,070$0
Scott P. BrownRMA$324,984$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$262,988$0
Richard BurrRNC$132,130$0
Maria CantwellDWA$62,351$0
Ben CardinDMD$87,510$0
Tom CarperDDE$24,500$0
Bob CaseyDPA$124,717$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$143,450$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$31,200$0
Tom CoburnROK$35,750$0
William Thad CochranRMS$23,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$95,769$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$5,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$37,900$0
Bob CorkerRTN$204,422$0
John CornynRTX$348,873$0
Mike CrapoRID$17,492$0
Jim DeMintRSC$43,550$0
Dick DurbinDIL$101,800$0
John EnsignRNV$4,300$0
Mike EnziRWY$22,800$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$87,326$0
Al FrankenDMN$156,475$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$208,984$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$40,842$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$70,260$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$42,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$128,350$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$76,300$0
John HoevenRND$27,300$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$41,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$56,463$0
Dan InouyeDHI$28,500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$54,500$0
Mike JohannsRNE$38,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$92,946$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$42,679$0
John F. KerryDMA$48,800$0
Mark KirkRIL$283,589$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$40,550$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$3,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$125,755$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$48,850$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$3,700$0
Mike LeeRUT$12,300$0
Carl LevinDMI$58,050$0
Joe LiebermanICT$5,800$0
Dick LugarRIN$32,850$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$121,350$0
John McCainRAZ$64,455$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$127,908$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$398,325$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$406,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$45,975$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$57,834$0
Jerry MoranRKS$67,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$27,200$0
Patty MurrayDWA$105,975$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$62,510$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$276,950$0
Rand PaulRKY$170,116$0
Rob PortmanROH$119,320$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$49,795$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,400$0
Harry ReidDNV$332,866$0
Jim RischRID$10,800$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$101,150$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$62,200$0
Marco RubioRFL$245,892$0
Bernie SandersIVT$25,033$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$89,450$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$45,250$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$45,380$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,050$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$34,400$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$195,723$0
Jon TesterDMT$67,050$0
John ThuneRSD$73,325$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$150,950$0
Mark UdallDCO$118,990$0
Tom UdallDNM$105,662$0
David VitterRLA$252,926$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$131,342$0
Jim WebbDVA$750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$23,200$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$140,375$0
Ron WydenDOR$149,650$0

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