S. 1368 (112th): Restoring Access to Medication Act

Introduced:
Jul 14, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Pat Roberts
Senior Senator from Kansas
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 14, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1647 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 05, 2013

H.R. 2529 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 14, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 14, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 14, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal distributions for medicine qualified only if for prescribed drug or insulin.

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Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (6R, 4D) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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7/14/2011--Introduced.
Restoring Access to Medication Act - Repeals provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that limited payments for medications from health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, and health flexible spending arrangements to only prescription drugs or insulin.
Rescinds appropriated but unobligated discretionary funds determined by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to be equal to the reduction in tax revenues resulting from the repeal in this Act. Requires the Director to report to the Secretary of the Treasury and Congress the accounts and amounts identified for rescission. Exempts unobligated funds of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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