New Cosponsor — Nov 15, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Tim Griffin [R-AR2, 2011-2014]
The bill now has 174 cosponsors (103 Republicans, 71 Democrats).
Mar 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2011
Length: 3 pages
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare competitive acquisition program for durable medical equipment and prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS).
3/11/2011--Introduced.Fairness in Medicare Bidding Act or FIMBA - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits for Aged and Disabled) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1041 — 112th Congress: Fairness in Medicare Bidding Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1041
“H.R. 1041 — 112th Congress: Fairness in Medicare Bidding Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1041>
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