A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for West Virginia. Republican.
Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Capito Leads Bipartisan Bill to Help Seniors Served by Community Pharmacies”
— Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] (Sponsor) on May 4, 2017
“Cotton Joins Colleagues in Introducing Bill to Help Seniors Served by Community Pharmacies”
— Sen. Tom Cotton [R-AR] (Co-sponsor) on May 4, 2017
May 5, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1190 (114th).
May 4, 2017
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S. 1044 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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