HR 999

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 999

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 2011

Ms. SCHAKOWSKY (for herself, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. FARR, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. HINCHEY, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mrs. MALONEY, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. HONDA, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. GRIJALVA, Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California, Mr. STARK, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. WAXMAN, Mrs. CAPPS, and Mr. WEINER) 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 deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF MEDICARE OPERATED PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN OPTION.

`MEDICARE OPERATED PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN OPTION

SEC. 3. IMPROVED APPEALS PROCESS UNDER THE MEDICARE OPERATED PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN.

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