Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 111th Congress.

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) 
Status:
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…

$343,497
$309,283
$23,050
$10,500
$1,808,052
$4,862,461
$7,356,843
18% more
$8,648,167
$8,648,167

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$18,250$19,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$55,161$53,850
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$127,000
Max BaucusDMT$97,600$96,730
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$23,902$83,750
Mark BegichDAK$124,059$29,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$192,191$60,575
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$9,800
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$26,950$48,481
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$12,800
Barbara BoxerDCA$407,581$191,570
Sherrod BrownDOH$207,903$222,409
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$5,700
Jim BunningRKY$0$30,850
Richard BurrRNC$23,950$142,730
Roland BurrisDIL$0$2,500
Robert ByrdDWV$171,245$29,625
Maria CantwellDWA$53,908$76,551
Ben CardinDMD$106,950$139,650
Tom CarperDDE$31,380$18,240
Bob CaseyDPA$236,391$160,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,500$160,100
Tom CoburnROK$3,000$50,400
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$23,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$13,150$92,969
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$59,950$30,983
Bob CorkerRTN$130,910$307,554
John CornynRTX$61,450$361,273
Mike CrapoRID$4,750$25,777
Jim DeMintRSC$29,250$78,550
Chris DoddDCT$43,750$71,600
Byron DorganDND$13,650$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$109,800$101,100
John EnsignRNV$4,200$95,125
Mike EnziRWY$0$29,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$342,261$208,196
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$119,648$78,650
Lindsey GrahamRSC$38,426$69,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,850$71,260
Judd GreggRNH$500$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$225,634$40,300
Tom HarkinDIA$74,100$138,700
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,051$53,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$18,000$120,749
Jim InhofeROK$6,650$55,713
Dan InouyeDHI$23,900$29,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,700$68,750
Mike JohannsRNE$6,750$33,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$80,110$46,179
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$151,150$54,600
John F. KerryDMA$40,874$56,098
Amy KlobucharDMN$125,675$57,255
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$54,100$286,022
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$104,360$121,205
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$40,750$51,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,750$3,700
Carl LevinDMI$94,703$58,300
Joe LiebermanICT$103,706$161,550
Blanche LincolnDAR$84,778$136,816
Dick LugarRIN$2,750$31,325
Mel MartinezRFL$5,750$34,996
John McCainRAZ$8,800$66,455
Claire McCaskillDMO$170,506$123,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$32,250$310,675
Bob MenéndezDNJ$119,800$148,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$203,596$43,975
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$24,850$59,834
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$26,200
Patty MurrayDWA$154,745$104,525
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,649$98,225
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$221,074$212,719
Mark L. PryorDAR$16,650$50,045
John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,300$34,100
Harry ReidDNV$229,732$335,966
Jim RischRID$1,250$10,800
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$97,650
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,850$77,100
Bernie SandersIVT$233,086$34,936
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,750$82,950
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,150$49,050
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$236,066$34,880
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$11,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$43,150$26,275
Arlen SpecterDPA$93,050$269,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$128,435$179,190
Jon TesterDMT$161,871$38,950
John ThuneRSD$14,940$76,775
Mark UdallDCO$259,171$115,990
Tom UdallDNM$144,232$103,462
David VitterRLA$12,025$271,976
George VoinovichROH$7,550$24,090
Mark R. WarnerDVA$148,168$121,592
Jim WebbDVA$129,558$37,501
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$73,154$35,350
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$125,375
Ron WydenDOR$45,550$143,500

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$18,250$19,550
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$55,161$53,850
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$127,000
Max BaucusDMT$97,600$96,730
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$23,902$83,750
Mark BegichDAK$124,059$29,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$192,191$60,575
Bob BennettRUT$18,400$9,800
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$26,950$48,481
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,000$12,800
Barbara BoxerDCA$407,581$191,570
Sherrod BrownDOH$207,903$222,409
Sam BrownbackRKS$1,000$5,700
Jim BunningRKY$0$30,850
Richard BurrRNC$23,950$142,730
Roland BurrisDIL$0$2,500
Robert ByrdDWV$171,245$29,625
Maria CantwellDWA$53,908$76,551
Ben CardinDMD$106,950$139,650
Tom CarperDDE$31,380$18,240
Bob CaseyDPA$236,391$160,200
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$33,500$160,100
Tom CoburnROK$3,000$50,400
William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$23,000
Susan M. CollinsRME$13,150$92,969
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$59,950$30,983
Bob CorkerRTN$130,910$307,554
John CornynRTX$61,450$361,273
Mike CrapoRID$4,750$25,777
Jim DeMintRSC$29,250$78,550
Chris DoddDCT$43,750$71,600
Byron DorganDND$13,650$8,700
Dick DurbinDIL$109,800$101,100
John EnsignRNV$4,200$95,125
Mike EnziRWY$0$29,300
Russ FeingoldDWI$342,261$208,196
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$119,648$78,650
Lindsey GrahamRSC$38,426$69,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,850$71,260
Judd GreggRNH$500$500
Kay R. HaganDNC$225,634$40,300
Tom HarkinDIA$74,100$138,700
Orrin G. HatchRUT$46,051$53,200
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$18,000$120,749
Jim InhofeROK$6,650$55,713
Dan InouyeDHI$23,900$29,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,700$68,750
Mike JohannsRNE$6,750$33,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$80,110$46,179
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
Ted KennedyDMA$151,150$54,600
John F. KerryDMA$40,874$56,098
Amy KlobucharDMN$125,675$57,255
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$54,100$286,022
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$104,360$121,205
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$40,750$51,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,750$3,700
Carl LevinDMI$94,703$58,300
Joe LiebermanICT$103,706$161,550
Blanche LincolnDAR$84,778$136,816
Dick LugarRIN$2,750$31,325
Mel MartinezRFL$5,750$34,996
John McCainRAZ$8,800$66,455
Claire McCaskillDMO$170,506$123,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$32,250$310,675
Bob MenéndezDNJ$119,800$148,200
Jeff MerkleyDOR$203,596$43,975
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$24,850$59,834
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$500$26,200
Patty MurrayDWA$154,745$104,525
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$48,649$98,225
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$221,074$212,719
Mark L. PryorDAR$16,650$50,045
John "Jack" ReedDRI$8,300$34,100
Harry ReidDNV$229,732$335,966
Jim RischRID$1,250$10,800
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,800$97,650
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$50,850$77,100
Bernie SandersIVT$233,086$34,936
Chuck SchumerDNY$94,750$82,950
Jeff SessionsRAL$8,150$49,050
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$236,066$34,880
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$12,450$11,050
Olympia J. SnoweRME$43,150$26,275
Arlen SpecterDPA$93,050$269,150
Debbie StabenowDMI$128,435$179,190
Jon TesterDMT$161,871$38,950
John ThuneRSD$14,940$76,775
Mark UdallDCO$259,171$115,990
Tom UdallDNM$144,232$103,462
David VitterRLA$12,025$271,976
George VoinovichROH$7,550$24,090
Mark R. WarnerDVA$148,168$121,592
Jim WebbDVA$129,558$37,501
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$73,154$35,350
Roger F. WickerRMS$9,550$125,375
Ron WydenDOR$45,550$143,500

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$4,862,461
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,808,052
Health & welfare policy$343,497
Elderly issues/Social Security$309,283
Health worker unions$23,050
Consumer groups$10,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$8,648,167
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