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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Sep 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 3 pages
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