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Sep 28, 2013

Bill calls for tracing compounded drugs to prevent contamination, Pallone says | Asbury Park Press

A new U.S. Congressional bill that would help ensure the safety of compounded drugs and the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain deserves support, said U.S. Rep. Frank J. Pallone Jr., D-N.J., the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.

Jul 31, 2013

Pallone’s Proposal to Fix Medicare Doctor Payment System Moves Forward

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr.’s (NJ-06) bipartisan proposal to fix the long-plagued Medicare doctor payment system, the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR), passed the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by a recorded vote of 51-0. Pallone is ranking Democrat for the Subcommittee on Health and sponsored the bill upon hearing from thousands of seniors at events, meetings and telephone town halls about their concerns of losing their doctors due to the flawed law.

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