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H.R. 5951 (114th): Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit prescription drug plan sponsors and MA-PD organizations under the Medicare program from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies.

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Morgan Griffith

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Sep 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Griffith and Welch Introduce the Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Sponsor) on Sep 8, 2016

Griffith and Welch Introduce the Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 8, 2016

Boozman, Cotton Support Ending Medicare Part D Retroactive Fees
    — Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] on Sep 16, 2016

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History

Sep 8, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5951 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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