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Text of the To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit mid-year changes in the formularies of ...

...the formularies of Medicare Part D plans.

This bill was introduced on March 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 23, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4917

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 23, 2010

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit mid-year changes in the formularies of Medicare Part D plans.

1.

No mid-year formulary changes permitted

(a)

In general

Section 1860D–4(b)(3)(E) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–104(b)(3)(E)) is amended by inserting and only at the beginning of a plan year before the period.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2011.