April 1, 2009 06:13 PM

Senate Roll Call Vote #00127

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 793: Kyl Amdt. No. 793; To protect all patients by prohibiting the use of data obtained from comparative effectiveness research to deny coverage of items or services under Federal health care programs and to ensure that comparative effectiveness research accounts for advancements in genomics and personalized medicine, the unique needs of health disparity populations, and differences in the treatment response and the treatment preferences of patients.
Result: Rejected (44-54, 1 member not voting, 1/2 threshold)
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