About the bill
- Full Title
To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP, and for other purposes.
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Mar 13, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5605”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
18 cosponsors (18D)
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Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 6, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5605 — 110th Congress: Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5605
“H.R. 5605 — 110th Congress: Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5605>
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