To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 9, 2009
Length: 20 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on July 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Jul 9, 2009
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H.R. 3138 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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