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S. 301 - Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

Health. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

S. 301 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP.
Other Titles
  • Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Child health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Government information and archives
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Manufacturing
  • Medicaid
  • Medical ethics
  • Medicare
  • Product development and innovation
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Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2009
1/22/2009Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S787-788)
1/22/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

94% more
$406,450
$307,067
$22,800
$6,100
$1,735,393
$14,018,884
$16,496,694
$8,489,286
$8,489,286

opposed this bill

21 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2009

21 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Retired Americans
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
American Medical Student Association
(n.d.). AMSA support. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Center for Science in the Public Interest
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Committee of Interns and Residents
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Commonwealth Care Alliance
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Community Catalyst
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Consumers Union
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
DES Action
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Families USA
(2009, February 13). Families USA letter. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Gray Panthers
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Medicare Rights Center
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
National Senior Citizens Law Center
(2009, February 0). NSCLC support. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
National Women's Health Network
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
No Free Lunch
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
PEW Charitable Trusts
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Pew Prescription Project
(2009, January 22). Prescription Project support. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Pharmacists Planning Service
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Prescription Policy Choices
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
U.S. PIRG
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
USAction
(n.d.). National Coalition for Appropriate Prescribing members. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .

2 organizations opposed this bill

American Academy of Family Physicians
(2009, February 9). AAFP News. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .
Promotional Products Association International
(2009, February 3). PPAI opposition. Retrieved April 29, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$22,400$18,250
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$58,711$49,850
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$147,800
Max BaucusDMT$236,019$100,192
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$18,902$86,650
Mark BegichDAK$305,390$31,558
Michael F. BennetDCO$251,555$60,375
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$7,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$52,450$50,481
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$11,650
Barbara BoxerDCA$766,201$126,050
Sherrod BrownDOH$350,674$243,659
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$7,700
Jim BunningRKY$2,250$34,050
Richard BurrRNC$16,450$131,859
Roland BurrisDIL$0$2,500
Robert ByrdDWV$217,225$25,050
Maria CantwellDWA$124,202$74,901
Ben CardinDMD$161,758$134,150
Tom CarperDDE$87,080$19,590
Bob CaseyDPA$448,331$144,350
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$31,200$164,350
Tom CoburnROK$4,500$46,350
William Thad CochranRMS$0$25,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$16,117$88,550
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$112,650$29,000
Bob CorkerRTN$126,010$311,476
John CornynRTX$61,250$338,673
Mike CrapoRID$3,250$31,327
Jim DeMintRSC$23,250$79,850
Chris DoddDCT$49,850$87,700
Byron DorganDND$13,450$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$276,275$103,900
John EnsignRNV$6,000$102,825
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$33,050
Russ FeingoldDWI$386,624$200,971
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$208,735$71,250
Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,893$53,663
Chuck GrassleyRIA$31,550$70,260
Judd GreggRNH$500$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,819,534$33,550
Tom HarkinDIA$131,800$142,600
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,801$56,450
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$19,550$128,599
Jim InhofeROK$5,900$45,963
Dan InouyeDHI$19,900$24,850
Johnny IsaksonRGA$23,850$71,250
Mike JohannsRNE$8,150$34,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$306,069$48,101
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$270,031$49,900
John F. KerryDMA$332,310$62,628
Amy KlobucharDMN$230,381$48,555
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$50,750$256,532
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$214,846$120,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$365,525$54,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,025$3,750
Carl LevinDMI$224,089$53,300
Joe LiebermanICT$222,556$163,100
Blanche LincolnDAR$88,528$146,650
Dick LugarRIN$3,250$33,575
Mel MartinezRFL$8,550$36,496
John McCainRAZ$6,750$63,035
Claire McCaskillDMO$354,798$116,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,050$301,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$273,500$171,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$496,206$30,025
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$22,887$60,001
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$29,083
Patty MurrayDWA$217,825$95,055
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$94,249$102,825
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$404,776$208,919
Mark L. PryorDAR$49,600$49,645
John "Jack" ReedDRI$54,700$34,200
Harry ReidDNV$292,075$324,525
Jim RischRID$1,250$10,050
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$94,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$80,450$79,900
Bernie SandersIVT$405,811$29,300
Chuck SchumerDNY$122,500$84,200
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,650$46,950
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$524,441$31,830
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$11,050
Olympia SnoweRME$44,400$27,025
Arlen SpecterDPA$67,450$282,433
Debbie StabenowDMI$281,356$179,940
Jon TesterDMT$379,879$33,000
John ThuneRSD$12,790$70,475
Mark UdallDCO$546,991$100,740
Tom UdallDNM$480,557$90,162
David VitterRLA$6,125$282,376
George VoinovichROH$7,050$28,325
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,274,101$122,952
Jim WebbDVA$658,016$29,951
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$201,936$32,650
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$117,325
Ron WydenDOR$51,750$147,000

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$22,400$18,250
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$58,711$49,850
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$147,800
Max BaucusDMT$236,019$100,192
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$18,902$86,650
Mark BegichDAK$305,390$31,558
Michael F. BennetDCO$251,555$60,375
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$7,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$52,450$50,481
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$11,650
Barbara BoxerDCA$766,201$126,050
Sherrod BrownDOH$350,674$243,659
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$7,700
Jim BunningRKY$2,250$34,050
Richard BurrRNC$16,450$131,859
Roland BurrisDIL$0$2,500
Robert ByrdDWV$217,225$25,050
Maria CantwellDWA$124,202$74,901
Ben CardinDMD$161,758$134,150
Tom CarperDDE$87,080$19,590
Bob CaseyDPA$448,331$144,350
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$31,200$164,350
Tom CoburnROK$4,500$46,350
William Thad CochranRMS$0$25,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$16,117$88,550
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$112,650$29,000
Bob CorkerRTN$126,010$311,476
John CornynRTX$61,250$338,673
Mike CrapoRID$3,250$31,327
Jim DeMintRSC$23,250$79,850
Chris DoddDCT$49,850$87,700
Byron DorganDND$13,450$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$276,275$103,900
John EnsignRNV$6,000$102,825
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$33,050
Russ FeingoldDWI$386,624$200,971
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$208,735$71,250
Lindsey GrahamRSC$34,893$53,663
Chuck GrassleyRIA$31,550$70,260
Judd GreggRNH$500$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,819,534$33,550
Tom HarkinDIA$131,800$142,600
Orrin G. HatchRUT$44,801$56,450
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$19,550$128,599
Jim InhofeROK$5,900$45,963
Dan InouyeDHI$19,900$24,850
Johnny IsaksonRGA$23,850$71,250
Mike JohannsRNE$8,150$34,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$306,069$48,101
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$270,031$49,900
John F. KerryDMA$332,310$62,628
Amy KlobucharDMN$230,381$48,555
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$50,750$256,532
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$214,846$120,930
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$365,525$54,100
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$81,025$3,750
Carl LevinDMI$224,089$53,300
Joe LiebermanICT$222,556$163,100
Blanche LincolnDAR$88,528$146,650
Dick LugarRIN$3,250$33,575
Mel MartinezRFL$8,550$36,496
John McCainRAZ$6,750$63,035
Claire McCaskillDMO$354,798$116,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$42,050$301,600
Bob MenéndezDNJ$273,500$171,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$496,206$30,025
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$22,887$60,001
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$250$29,083
Patty MurrayDWA$217,825$95,055
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$94,249$102,825
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$404,776$208,919
Mark L. PryorDAR$49,600$49,645
John "Jack" ReedDRI$54,700$34,200
Harry ReidDNV$292,075$324,525
Jim RischRID$1,250$10,050
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$94,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$80,450$79,900
Bernie SandersIVT$405,811$29,300
Chuck SchumerDNY$122,500$84,200
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,650$46,950
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$524,441$31,830
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$11,050
Olympia SnoweRME$44,400$27,025
Arlen SpecterDPA$67,450$282,433
Debbie StabenowDMI$281,356$179,940
Jon TesterDMT$379,879$33,000
John ThuneRSD$12,790$70,475
Mark UdallDCO$546,991$100,740
Tom UdallDNM$480,557$90,162
David VitterRLA$6,125$282,376
George VoinovichROH$7,050$28,325
Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,274,101$122,952
Jim WebbDVA$658,016$29,951
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$201,936$32,650
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$117,325
Ron WydenDOR$51,750$147,000

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$14,018,884
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,735,393
Health & welfare policy$406,450
Elderly issues/Social Security$307,067
Health worker unions$22,800
Consumer groups$6,100

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$8,489,286
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