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S.301 Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 22, 2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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  • 50% of users oppose S.301

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    50% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.301.
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    • Families USA

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    • National Physicians Alliance

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    • American Medical Student Association

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    • Consumers Union

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    • DES Action

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    • Commonwealth Care Alliance

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    • Promotional Products Association International

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    • American Academy of Family Physicians

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 27, 2009, by stevesharris - I support his bill as it drives transparency and exposes financial motives that may influence doctor/patient decisions.

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    • On February 01, 2009, by N629CG - isn't the cost of health care high enough?

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • S.301: A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to make ... - February 06, 2011 by opencongress.org - Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.301 A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to make technical and minor modifications to the positive train control requirements under chapter 201. ..

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 06, 2011, "Official government data, breaking news and blog coverage, public comments and user community for S.301 A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to make technical and minor modifications to the positive train control requirements under chapter 201. .." (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s301/show)
    • In re PARKER. BENTHAM v WILSON. | 73 Wire - January 03, 2011 by 73 Wire - n(2) 1 S. & S. 301. report the plaintiff Silcox excepted. Mr. Horne and Mr. Ellison, in support of the exception, contended that by the decree the Master was directed to inquire only who were the first and second cousins of the testator ...

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      As noted by 73 Wire on January 03, 2011, "n(2) 1 S. & S. 301. report the plaintiff Silcox excepted. Mr. Horne and Mr. Ellison, in support of the exception, contended that by the decree the Master was directed to inquire only who were the first and second cousins of the testator ..." (http://73wire.com/england-and-wales/in-re-parker-bentham-v-wilson-2/)
    • Auswirkungen des Sozialversicherungsrechts auf die ... - November 15, 2010 by Existenzgründung - 9) abwechselnd als „großer Wurf“ (Müller in BetrAV 2009, S. 301) oder „bedeutenste Umbruchphase“ (Zülich/ Hoffmann/Salewski in BetrAV 2010, S. 328) bezeichnet. 10) Melcher/ Scheier in DB Beilage 5 2009, S. 4. 11) Höfer in BetrAV 2009, ...

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      As noted by Existenzgründung on November 15, 2010, "9) abwechselnd als „großer Wurf“ (Müller in BetrAV 2009, S. 301) oder „bedeutenste Umbruchphase“ (Zülich/ Hoffmann/Salewski in BetrAV 2010, S. 328) bezeichnet. 10) Melcher/ Scheier in DB Beilage 5 2009, S. 4. 11) Höfer in BetrAV 2009, ..." (http://www.existxchange.de/franchising/auswirkungen-des-sozialversicherungsrechts-auf-die-franchisebranche-2011.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Grassley Says Drug Companies Should Disclose Payments, Seeks Greater Transparency - October 25, 2009 by Drugs.com - ...Committee on Finance. Grassley has worked for passage of this legislation since 2007. The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, S.301, would establish the first-ever nationwide requirement for this information to be reported and made publicly available. Sinc

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      As noted by Drugs.com on October 25, 2009, "...Committee on Finance. Grassley has worked for passage of this legislation since 2007. The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, S.301, would establish the first-ever nationwide requirement for this information to be reported and made publicly available. Sinc" (http://feeds.drugs.com/~r/Drugscom-HeadlineNews/~3/77YNXTzWnPI/grassley-says-companies-should-disclose-payments-seeks-greater-transparency-20548.html)
    • Kohl To Hold Hearing On Conflicts Of Interest In Medical Education & Research - July 28, 2009 by Medical News Today - ...and medical device industries to publicly report payments and gifts to doctors. Recently, identical provisions to those in S.301 were included in the health care reform discussion documents released by the Senate Finance Committee. Similar provisions we

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      As noted by Medical News Today on July 28, 2009, "...and medical device industries to publicly report payments and gifts to doctors. Recently, identical provisions to those in S.301 were included in the health care reform discussion documents released by the Senate Finance Committee. Similar provisions we" (http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/159073.php)
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