S Amdt 3694 - Health Care Amendment - National Key Vote

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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


  • 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.