New Cosponsor — May 1, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller [D-WV, 1985-2014]
The bill now has 33 cosponsors (25 Democrats, 8 Republicans).
Mar 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Carolina
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2013
Length: 5 pages
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication therapy management under part D of the Medicare program.
3/13/2013--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 direct the Chief Actuary ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 274 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 557”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 557 — 113th Congress: Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s557
“S. 557 — 113th Congress: Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s557>
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