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The Protecting Access to Care Act would restrict compensation available to anyone who goes to court to recover damages for injury caused by a doctor, hospital, nursing home, drug or medical device. (Photo: iStock)

On the last day of February, a bill which would severely restrict the recourse of users of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, military-provided medical care and anyone who receives health care through a “federal program, subsidy, or tax benefit” went before the House Judiciary Committee for markup and voting.

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