H.R. 4789 (111th): Medicare You Can Buy Into Act


Mar 9, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for any citizen or permanent resident of the United States to buy into Medicare.

Summary (CRS)

3/9/2010--Introduced.Public Option Act or the Medicare You Can Buy Into Act - Amends part A of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize an option for any ... Read more >

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Mar 9, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4789”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


82 cosponsors (82D) (show)
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H.R. 500 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 2013

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