To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2007
Length: 4 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 12, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.
Failed Cloture — Apr 18, 2007
What legislators are saying
“Oversight report reveals high costs of Medicare Part D drug program”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2007
H.R. 4 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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