S.Amdt.214 to S.Con.Res.18109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Amends Bill:||S.Con.Res.18 — An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2006 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2005 and 2007 through 2010.|
|Sponsor:||Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] (Submitted 03/16/2005, Proposed 03/16/2005)|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2005 Amendment SA 214 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 60.|
Purpose: S.Amdt. 214 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
To ensure that any savings associated with legislation that provides the Secretary of Health and Human Services with the authority to participate in the negotiation of contracts with manufacturers of covered part D drugs to achieve the best possible prices for such drugs under part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act, that requires the Secretary to negotiate contracts with manufacturers of such drugs for each fallback prescription drug plan, and that requires the Secretary to participate in the negotiation for a contract for any such drug upon the request of a prescription drug plan or an MA-PD plan, is reserved for reducing expenditures under such part.