H.R. 1832 (111th): Medicare Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2009

Introduced:

Mar 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Wexler

Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the increase in premium costs for beneficiaries under the Medicare prescription drug program to no more than the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment, and to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate lower prescription drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 31, 2009
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5317 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 7, 2008

S. 3413 (Related)
Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2010

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