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S.312 Patients' Freedom to Choose Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 10, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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  • 0% of users oppose S.312

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    • U. S. Chamber of Commerce

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    • National Association of Chain Drug Stores

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    • National Community Pharmacists Association

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    • Study: OTC medications save billions for healthcare system - - Drug ... - February 07, 2012 by http://drugtopics.modernmedicine.com/drugtopics/Pharmacy+News/Article/list/47448 - The CHPA “supports efforts in Congress to repeal the OTC prohibition, including the Restoring Access to Medication Act (S.1368/H.R. 2529) and the Patients' Freedom to Choose Act (H.R. 605/S.312),” it said in the press ...

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      As noted by http://drugtopics.modernmedicine.com/drugtopics/Pharmacy+News/Article/list/47448 on February 07, 2012, "The CHPA “supports efforts in Congress to repeal the OTC prohibition, including the Restoring Access to Medication Act (S.1368/H.R. 2529) and the Patients' Freedom to Choose Act (H.R. 605/S.312),” it said in the press ..." (/url?q=http://drugtopics.modernmedicine.com/drugtopics/Top%2BNews/Study-OTC-medications-save-billions-for-healthcare/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/757908%3FcontextCategoryId%3D47448%26ref%3D25&sa=U&ei=5f0yT6-YBoGvsAKa6O2OBw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGw57UD1LzTBAUj4aH-uoj0T2g4ug)
    • Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Saves ... - Health News Digest - January 31, 2012 by http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/ - CHPA supports efforts in Congress to repeal the OTC prohibition, including the Restoring Access to Medication Act (S.1368/H.R. 2529) and the Patients' Freedom to Choose Act (H.R. 605/S.312). These bills, and others like ...

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      As noted by http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/ on January 31, 2012, "CHPA supports efforts in Congress to repeal the OTC prohibition, including the Restoring Access to Medication Act (S.1368/H.R. 2529) and the Patients' Freedom to Choose Act (H.R. 605/S.312). These bills, and others like ..." (/url?q=http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Research_270/Over-the-Counter_OTC_Medicine_Saves_Healthcare_System_Billions.shtml&sa=U&ei=ra4pT6zZHKfC2wXz6_TBAg&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEAddHuChTmeVM-Wr61WOjrLhbFtw)
    • Legislation introduced to reverse limitations on FSAs and HSAs ... - September 20, 2011 by rdquinn - The Senate legislation (S. 312) was introduced by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and the House bill (H.R. 605) was introduced by Representative Erik Paulsen (R-MN). On January 1, 2011, a provision in PPACA took ...

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      As noted by rdquinn on September 20, 2011, "The Senate legislation (S. 312) was introduced by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and the House bill (H.R. 605) was introduced by Representative Erik Paulsen (R-MN). On January 1, 2011, a provision in PPACA took ..." (http://quinnscommentary.com/2011/09/20/legislation-introduced-to-reverse-limitations-on-fsas-and-hsas-imposed-by-ppaca/)

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    • Cricket: League side start trophy defence in emphatic style - July 31, 2012 by This is Sentinel - Half-centuries from Khalid Yosofzai (73) and Mohammed Saleem (58) formed the backbone of Woore's 312-6 from their 45 overs. Majid Hussain (34no) and Dan Jacques (30) also impressed, while the concession of 47 extras helped their cause. Opener Chris ...

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      As noted by This is Sentinel on July 31, 2012, "Half-centuries from Khalid Yosofzai (73) and Mohammed Saleem (58) formed the backbone of Woore's 312-6 from their 45 overs. Majid Hussain (34no) and Dan Jacques (30) also impressed, while the concession of 47 extras helped their cause. Opener Chris ..." (http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/Cricket-League-start-trophy-defence-emphatic/story-16618941-detail/story.html)
    • Credit Suisse (Eur) Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc - July 30, 2012 by Bloomberg - Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 8011I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 30 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ...

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      As noted by Bloomberg on July 30, 2012, "Credit Suisse (Eur) - Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - Xstrata Plc RNS Number : 8011I Credit Suisse Securities (Eur) Ltd 30 July 2012    FORM 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)   PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/article/2012-07-30/aHHE3nO4_yto.html)
    • Maine Shrine Lobster Bowl: West rallies past East, 48-24 - July 21, 2012 by Sun-Journal - "We did hand movement and kept their hands off us. Lavallee, he's a monster. He's 312 (pounds) I think he said, and he just pushes people around." "We had some miscues, some misreads and some letdowns, stuff like that," said East wide receiver ...

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      As noted by Sun-Journal on July 21, 2012, ""We did hand movement and kept their hands off us. Lavallee, he's a monster. He's 312 (pounds) I think he said, and he just pushes people around." "We had some miscues, some misreads and some letdowns, stuff like that," said East wide receiver ..." (http://www.sunjournal.com/news/local-sports/2012/07/21/maine-shrine-lobster-bowl-west-rallies-past-east-4/1226312)
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