H.R. 2248 (112th): Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jun 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 21, 2011
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (27D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health
Health

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 4752 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2010

H.R. 1102 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

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