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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 5 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Feb 7, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5317 (110th).
Mar 31, 2009
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H.R. 1832 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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