H.R. 3150 (112th): Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2011

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under part D of the Medicare program.

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Oct 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ed Whitfield

Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district



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Oct 11, 2011

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