H. R. 4723
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 8, 2006
Mr. Ford introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the 2006 open enrollment period for Medicare prescription drug plans and MA–PD plans through September 30, 2006.
This Act may be cited as the
Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Enrollment Extension Act of 2005.
Extension of the 2006 open enrollment period for Medicare prescription drug plans and MA–PD plans
Extension of open enrollment period for Medicare prescription drug plans
Section 1860D–1(b)(2)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–101(b)(2)(A)) is amended by inserting
, except that such period shall continue through September 30, 2006 before the period.
Application to MA–PD plans
Section 1851(e)(3)(B)(iii) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–21(e)(3)(B)(iii)) is amended by inserting
, except that in the case of an MA–PD plan, such period shall continue though September 30, 2006 after
May 15, 2006.