H.R.4978 - Prescription Plan Preservation Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] (Introduced 07/22/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/04/2004 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.4978 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/22/2004)
Prescription Plan Preservation Act of 2004 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to condition the payment of Medicare employer prescription drug subsidies on the maintence of current prescription drug benefits.
Requires the actuarial value of prescription drug coverage to be at least equal to the greater of actuarial value of: (1) standard prescription drug coverage (as under current law); or (2) the employment-based retiree health coverage in effect as of December 8, 2003.