Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.R. 3707 (rfs) To authorize funds for the construction of a facility in Taipei, Taiwan suitable for the mission of the American Institute in Taiwan. [Referred in Senate] ...

H.R. 3707 (rfs) To authorize funds for the construction of a facility in Taipei, Taiwan suitable for the mission of the American Institute in Taiwan. [Referred in Senate] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org







108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 3707

   To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the 
  Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate fair prices for 
    Medicare prescription drugs on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 20, 2004

Mr. Moore (for himself, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. Davis of Florida, Mr. Burton 
 of Indiana, Mr. Emanuel, and Mr. Wamp) 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 authorize the 
  Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate fair prices for 
    Medicare prescription drugs on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Medicare's Equitable Drugs for 
Seniors Act of 2004''.

SEC. 2. NEGOTIATING FAIR PRICES FOR MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ON 
              BEHALF OF MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES.

    Section 1860D-11 of the Social Security Act, as added by section 
101(a) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and 
Modernization Act of 2003, is amended by striking subsection (i) 
(relating to noninterference) and by inserting the following:
    ``(i) Authority to Negotiate Prices With Manufacturers.--In order 
to ensure that beneficiaries enrolled under prescription drug plans and 
MA-PD plans pay the lowest possible price, the Secretary shall have 
authority similar to that of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 
Secretary of Defense, and the heads of other Federal agencies and 
departments that purchase prescription drugs in bulk to negotiate 
contracts with manufacturers of covered part D drugs, consistent with 
the requirements and in furtherance of the goals of providing quality 
care and containing costs under this part.''.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 2392 (ih) To amend the Small Business Act to extend the authorization for the Small Business Innovation Research Program, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
2 H.R. 3258 (ih) To amend title 11 of the United States Code to make debts to governmental units for the care and maintenance of minor children nondischargeable. [Introduced in House] ...
3 H.Res. 612 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
4 H.Con.Res. 394 (rds) Directing the Secretary of the Senate to make technical corrections in the enrollment of S. 1374. [Received in the Senate] ...
5 H.Res. 323 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
6 S. 1599 (is) To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to sell or exchange all or [Introduced in Senate] ...
7 H.R. 1192 (ih) To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. [Introduced in House] ...
8 H.R. 5400 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the retail tax on heavy trucks and trailers to exclude tractors suitable for use with vehicles weighing 33,000 pounds or less. [Introduced in House] ...
9 H.R. 5164 (ih) To amend title 49, United States Code, to require reports concerning defects in motor vehicles or tires or other motor vehicle equipment in foreign countries, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
10 H.R. 5284 (rds) To designate the United States customhouse located at 101 East Main Street in Norfolk, Virginia, as the ``Owen B. Pickett United States Customhouse''. [Received in the Senate] ...
11 H.Res. 457 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
12 S.Res. 11 (ats) Authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Chamber of the United States Senate. [Agreed to Senate] ...
13 H.R. 833 (ih) To amend title 11 of the United States Code, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
14 S. 1629 (es) To provide for the exchange of certain land in the State of Oregon. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
15 H.R. 2304 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers who maintain a self-insured health plan for their employees a credit against income tax for a portion of the cost paid for providing health coverage for their employees. [Introdu...
16 H.R. 2116 (enr) To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a program of [Enrolled bill] ...
17 S. 698 (rs) To review the suitability and feasibility of recovering costs of high altitude rescues at Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. [Reported in Senate] ...
18 H.R. 2498 (ih) To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations [Introduced in House] ...
19 S.Con.Res. 159 (es) [Engrossed in Senate] ...
20 H.Con.Res. 308 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Federal Government, including government officials outside of the United States, should not purchase any goods made by forced labor, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] %%Filename...
21 H.R. 2659 (ih) To provide grants to eligible urban local educational agencies to enable the agencies to recruit and retain qualified teachers. [Introduced in House] ...
22 H.R. 1235 (rfs) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into contracts with the Solano County Water Agency, California, to use Solano Project facilities for impounding, storage, and carriage of nonproject water for domestic, municipal, industr...
23 H.R. 98 (eh) To amend chapter 443 of title 49, United States Code, to extend the aviation war risk insurance program and to amend the Centennial of Flight Commemoration Act to make technical and other corrections. [Engrossed in House] ...
24 S. 1023 (is) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to stabilize indirect graduate medical education payments. [Introduced in Senate] ...
25 S.Res. 94 (ats) Commending the efforts of the Reverend Jesse Jackson to secure the release of the soldiers held by the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. [Agreed to Senate] ...
26 H.J.Res. 120 (ih) Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
27 S. 887 (is) To establish a moratorium on the Foreign Visitors Program at the Department of Energy nuclear laboratories, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
28 H.R. 4545 (ih) To require public schools and libraries that receive Federal funds for the acquisition or operation of computers to install software to protect children from obscenity. [Introduced in House] ...
29 H.Con.Res. 302 (ih) Calling on the people of the United States to observe a National Moment of Remembrance to honor the men and women of the United States who died in the pursuit of freedom and peace. [Introduced in House] ...
30 S. 2410 (is) To increase the authorization of appropriations for the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy