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.

H.R. 1215, the "Protecting Access to Care Act," would restrict the compensation and accountability available to anyone who went to court to recover damages for injury caused by a doctor, hospital, nursing home, drug or medical device.

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