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S.672: Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Johnny Isakson, R-Ga.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 9, 2013
Latest Major Action April 9, 2013
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Bill Summary

Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2013 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as a part D drug any devices approved for home use by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the safe and effective containment, removal, decontamination, and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destructive device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 9, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.