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

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

Robert Wexler

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 5 pages

Mar 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mar 31, 2009

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H.R. 1832 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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