All Information (Except Text) for S.2811 - Medicare Enrollment Fairness Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] (Introduced 05/16/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/16/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles - Senate
Short Titles as Introduced
Medicare Enrollment Fairness Act of 2006
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the annual, coordinated election period under the Medicare part D prescription drug program through all of 2006 and to provide for a refund of excess premiums paid during 2006, and for other purposes.
Actions Overview (1)
|05/16/2006||Introduced in Senate|
05/16/2006 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|05/16/2006||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
Action By: Senate
05/16/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
|Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND]*||05/16/2006|
|Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM]||05/19/2006|
|Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]||05/19/2006|
|Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI]||05/22/2006|
|Cosponsors Who Withdrew||Date Cosponsored||Date Withdrawn||CR Explanation|
|Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA]||05/23/2006||05/25/2006||--|
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|Senate Finance||05/16/2006||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (05/16/2006)
Medicare Enrollment Fairness Act of 2006 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend the annual, coordinated election period, without any late enrollment penalty, for an additional seven months until the end of calendar 2006 for enrollments in Medicare Advantage plans and in the Medicare prescription drug benefit.
Permits a one-time change of plan enrollment for the Medicare prescription drug benefit during all of 2006 (currently, only during the first six months of 2006).
Makes appropriations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award health insurance information, counseling, and assistance grants to states under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990.