H.R. 1024: Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013

Introduced:
Mar 07, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Mar 07, 2013
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 7, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Mar 07, 2013
Referred to Committee Mar 07, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

5% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide part D eligible individuals with single chronic diseases access to services under medication therapy management programs under the Medicare part D prescription drug program.

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Cosponsors
163 cosponsors (82D, 81R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/7/2013--Introduced.
Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide access to services under medication therapy management programs for Medicare part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Program) eligible individuals with a single chronic disease.
Allows the application of this Act only if the Chief Actuary for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services determines that such application with regard to a particular single chronic disease is not projected to increase overall costs to the Medicare program over the following five year period.

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