H.R. 2969 (112th): Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2011


Sep 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Burgess

Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2011
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for extended months of Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions.

Summary (CRS)

9/20/2011--Introduced.Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2011 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Benefits) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to extend ... Read more >

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Sep 20, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2969”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


127 cosponsors (84D, 43R) (show)
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H.R. 1325 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

S. 1454 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011

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