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S.1206 Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 15, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    • The Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act - Policy and Medicine - November 14, 2011 by Thomas Sullivan - Require prescription drug manufacturers to provide discounted medications to low-income Medicare recipients. The Medicare Drug Savings Act (S. 1206) would increase the discounts Medicare receives on prescription drugs ...

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      As noted by Thomas Sullivan on November 14, 2011, "Require prescription drug manufacturers to provide discounted medications to low-income Medicare recipients. The Medicare Drug Savings Act (S. 1206) would increase the discounts Medicare receives on prescription drugs ..." (http://www.policymed.com/2011/11/the-prescription-drug-cost-reduction-act.html)
    • Financing Center of Excellence | SAMHSA | Cost Shifting Debt ... - August 24, 2011 by Admin - Legislation (S. 1206) to enact such a change is currently before the Senate Finance Committee, with supportive legislators arguing that it would save $112 billion over 10 years. However, the AAF report contends that the ...

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      As noted by Admin on August 24, 2011, "Legislation (S. 1206) to enact such a change is currently before the Senate Finance Committee, with supportive legislators arguing that it would save $112 billion over 10 years. However, the AAF report contends that the ..." (http://www.samhsa.gov/Financing/post/Cost-Shifting-Debt-Reduction-to-Americae28099s-Seniors-Medicare-Part-D-Rebates-Would-Dramatically-Increase-Drug-Premiums.aspx)
    • MedicareIsSimple: From Medicare Watch, by medicarerights.org - July 01, 2011 by John Dubas - This month, Senator Jay Rockefeller and Representative Henry Waxman introduced the Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2011 (S. 1206/H.R. 2190). Similar to the rebates that existed before the implementation of Part D by the ...

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      As noted by John Dubas on July 01, 2011, "This month, Senator Jay Rockefeller and Representative Henry Waxman introduced the Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2011 (S. 1206/H.R. 2190). Similar to the rebates that existed before the implementation of Part D by the ..." (http://medicareissimple.blogspot.com/2011/06/from-medicare-watch-by.html)

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    • Markets decline continues - June 04, 2012 by AG Week - This brings the year-to-date total to 433.2 trillion metric tons, compared with last year’s 1,206.8 trillion metric tons. Cash sunflower old crop bids on May 31 in Fargo, N.D., were at $25.40 per hundredweight while new crop bids were $23.40.

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      As noted by AG Week on June 04, 2012, "This brings the year-to-date total to 433.2 trillion metric tons, compared with last year’s 1,206.8 trillion metric tons. Cash sunflower old crop bids on May 31 in Fargo, N.D., were at $25.40 per hundredweight while new crop bids were $23.40." (http://www.agweek.com/event/article/id/19850/group/Agribusiness/)
    • Markets decline continues - June 04, 2012 by AG Week - This brings the year-to-date total to 433.2 trillion metric tons, compared with last year’s 1,206.8 trillion metric tons. Cash sunflower old crop bids on May 31 in Fargo, N.D., were at $25.40 per hundredweight while new crop bids were $23.40.

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      As noted by AG Week on June 04, 2012, "This brings the year-to-date total to 433.2 trillion metric tons, compared with last year’s 1,206.8 trillion metric tons. Cash sunflower old crop bids on May 31 in Fargo, N.D., were at $25.40 per hundredweight while new crop bids were $23.40." (http://www.agweek.com/event/article/id/19850/group/Crops/)
    • Guest column: North Syracuse man calls for change in snowmobile registration law - January 23, 2012 by The Post-Standard - There are bills in the state Legislature: Sen. Joseph Griffo's S-1206 and Assemblyman Bill McGee's A2418 and Assemblyman Will Barclay's A3007. These bills would lower the snowmobile registration fee to $25 for non-trail riding snowmobile owners.

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      As noted by The Post-Standard on January 23, 2012, "There are bills in the state Legislature: Sen. Joseph Griffo's S-1206 and Assemblyman Bill McGee's A2418 and Assemblyman Will Barclay's A3007. These bills would lower the snowmobile registration fee to $25 for non-trail riding snowmobile owners." (http://blog.syracuse.com/outdoors/2012/01/guest_column_north_syracuse_ma.html)
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