Bill Text — Oct 12, 2011
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Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011
Length: 25 pages
A bill to reduce the costs of prescription drugs under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program requiring ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1699 — 112th Congress: Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1699
“S. 1699 — 112th Congress: Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1699>
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