House OKs Health Care, Sports Medicine Bills

Law360, Washington (January 9, 2017, 7:45 PM EST) -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a series of bills surrounding access to health care Monday, including one meant to ensure sports medicine professionals are properly covered by their medical malpractice insurance while traveling with teams across state lines.

In a series of votes Monday afternoon, the House passed the National Clinical Care Commission Act, Improving Access to Maternity Care Act, Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 and Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017. The bills are meant to tweak a number...
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