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

Introduced:

Mar 9, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Alan Grayson

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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Summary

The proposed Public Option Act is a bill that was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2010. It would permit U.S. citizens (and permanent residents) to "buy in" to Medicare public health insurance by paying premiums. The bill was introduced by Representative Alan Grayson, a Democrat from Florida. As of March 24, 2010 it had eighty ...

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History

Mar 9, 2010
 
Introduced

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