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Mar 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2009
Length: 5 pages
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.
3/31/2009--Introduced.Medicare Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2009 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to:(1) limit Medicare part D ... Read more >
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Last Action: Feb 7, 2008
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Last Action: May 25, 2010
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