H.R. 232: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment to pharmacies for certain compounded drugs that are prepared by the pharmacies for a specific beneficiary for use through an implanted infusion pump.

Introduced:
Jan 14, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Gregg Harper
Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 14, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6326 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 02, 2012

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This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 14, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Introduced Jan 14, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 14, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

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

 
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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
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1/14/2013--Introduced.
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize direct payment under part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled) to a pharmacy for certain covered compound drugs prepared by the pharmacy for a specific beneficiary for the effective use of an implanted infusion pump.

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