H.R. 3390 (108th): To amend title 10, United States Code, relating to prescription drug benefits for Medicare-eligible enrollees under defense ...

...health care plans.

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of Oct 29, 2003 (Introduced).

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HR 3390 IH

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3390

To amend title 10, United States Code, relating to prescription drug benefits for Medicare-eligible enrollees under defense health care plans.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 29, 2003

Mr. SCHROCK (for himself, Ms. GINNY BROWN-WAITE of Florida, Mr. SIMMONS, Mrs. CAPITO, Mr. FORBES, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. HAYES, Mrs. JO ANN DAVIS of Virginia, and Mrs. WILSON of New Mexico) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, relating to prescription drug benefits for Medicare-eligible enrollees under defense health care plans.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REQUIREMENT RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS FOR MEDICARE-ELIGIBLE ENROLLEES UNDER DEFENSE HEALTH CARE PLANS.

    Section 1074g(a)(6) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) by inserting ‘(A)’ after ‘(6)’; and

      (2) by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(B) For a medicare-eligible beneficiary, the cost-sharing requirements may not be in excess of the cost-sharing requirements applicable to all other beneficiaries covered by section 1086 of this title. For purposes of the preceding sentence, a medicare-eligible beneficiary is a beneficiary eligible for health benefits under section 1086 of this title pursuant to subsection (d)(2) of such section.’.