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  • EnactedOctober 5th, 2010
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The house Passed September 23rd, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The senate Passed August 5th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedSeptember 15th, 2009

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Title

Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide for an exclusion under the Supplemental Security Income program and the Medicaid program for compensation provided to individuals who participate in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.

Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009 - Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to exclude from income for SSI eligibility purposes any compensation in the amount of the first $2,000 per year received by an individual for participation in clinical trials involving research and testing of treatments for rare diseases or conditions. Amends SSA title XIX (Medicaid) to make a similar exclusion from income of such compensation for the purposes of eligibility under the Medicaid program. Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on the impact of this Act on enrollment of individuals who receive SSI benefits in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.

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