HR 1055

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1055

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit coverage of certain covered part D drugs for uses that are determined to be for medically accepted indications based upon clinical evidence in peer reviewed medical literature.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 2011

Mr. THORNBERRY (for himself, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mr. BURGESS, and Ms. HAYWORTH) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit coverage of certain covered part D drugs for uses that are determined to be for medically accepted indications based upon clinical evidence in peer reviewed medical literature.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. REVISED DEFINITION OF MEDICALLY ACCEPTED INDICATION FOR MEDICARE COVERED PART D DRUGS.

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