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Senate Committee on FinanceIntroducedMarch 24th, 2009
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Reforming an Entitlement through Premium Adjustments based on Income Resources (REPAIR) Act of 2009
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require wealthy beneficiaries to pay a greater share of their premiums under the Medicare prescription drug program.
Reforming an Entitlement through Premium Adjustments based on Income Resources (REPAIR) Act of 2009 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require an income-related reduction in the part D premium subsidy. Declares that, in the case of an individual whose modified adjusted gross income exceeds a certain applicable threshold amount for a month after December 2009, the monthly amount of the part D premium subsidy shall be reduced (and the monthly beneficiary premium shall be increased) by the monthly adjustment amount determined according to a specified formula.