H.R.5399 - Medicare Drug Benefit Enrollment Fairness Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-5] (Introduced 05/17/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/05/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5399 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/17/2006)
Medicare Drug Benefit Enrollment Fairness Act of 2006 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to eliminate the Medicare prescription drug late enrollment penalty for months during calendar year 2006.
Amends SSA title XVIII to set additional limitations on the total amount of expenditures from the Medicare Advantage Regional Plan Stabilization Fund for periods prior to October 1, 2007, and during the period from October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2011.