H.R.4541 - Medicare Part D Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 2007

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protections under the Medicare prescription drug program for residents of long term care facilities. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protections under the Medicare prescription drug program for residents of long term care facilities. as introduced.
  • Short: Medicare Part D Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Medicare Part D Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 2007 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide a long-term care pharmacy benefit under Medicare part D. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Serv

Official Summary

Medicare Part D Long-Term Care Patient Protection Act of 2007 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide a long-term care pharmacy benefit under Medicare part D. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a process for the immediate enrollment of part D eligible individuals in a prescription drug plan upon the individual's establishment as a resident of a long-term care facility. Eliminates part D cost-sharing for certain non-institutionalized full-benefit dual eligible individuals.

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