US SB3496 | 2011-2012 | 112th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on August 2 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-08-02 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize direct payment under part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits for the Aged and Disabled) to a pharmacy for certain covered compound drugs prepared by the pharmacy for a specific beneficiary for the effective use of an implanted infusion pump.

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Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment to pharmacies for certain compounded drugs that are prepared by the pharmacies for a specific beneficiary for use through an implanted infusion pump.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2012-08-02SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
2012-08-02SenateSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5986)

Same As/Similar To

HB6326 (Same As) 2012-08-06 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

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