S. 565 (111th): Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2009

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide continued entitlement to coverage for immunosuppressive drugs furnished to beneficiaries under the Medicare Program that have received a kidney transplant and whose entitlement to coverage would otherwise expire, and for other purposes.

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Mar 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2009
Length: 8 pages


Mar 10, 2009

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S. 565 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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