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S.914: 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.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Thad Cochran, R-Miss.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 9, 2013
Latest Major Action May 9, 2013
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Bill 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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

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