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Bill Name  Number of Sponsors  Position
S. 1150 - 'A bill to improve end-of-life care.' 5 (1 R, 4 D) We support this legislation
S. 844 - 'A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prevent and treat diabetes, to promote and improve the care of individuals with diabetes, and to reduce health disparities relating to diabetes within racial and ethnic minority groups, including African-American, Hispanic American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaskan Native communities.' 2 (1 R, 1 D) -
S. 565 - A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide continued entitlement to coverage for immunosuppressive drugs furnished to beneficiaries under the Medicare Program that have received a kidney transplant and whose entitlement to coverage would otherwise expire, and for other purposes. 10 (2 R, 8 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 3090 - 'To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.' 37 (37 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 2776 - To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to allow leave for individuals who provide living organ donations. 3 (3 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1458 - 'To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide continued entitlement to coverage for immunosuppressive drugs furnished to beneficiaries under the Medicare Program that have received a kidney transplant and whose entitlement to coverage would otherwise expire, and for other purposes. ' 46 (8 R, 38 D) We support this legislation
H.R. 1458 - '3/12/2009--Introduced.Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2009 - Amends SSA title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) to: (1) continue entitlement to prescription drugs used in immunosuppressive therapy furnished to an individual who receives a kidney transplant for which payment is made under Medicare; and (2) extend Medicare secondary payer requirements for end stage renal disease (ESRD) beneficiaries. Amends title XVIII ' 46 (8 R, 38 D) -
H.R. 218 - 'To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a nonrefundable personal credit to individuals who donate certain life-saving organs. ' 2 (1 R, 1 D) We support this legislation

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