H.R. 4489 (111th): FEHBP Prescription Drug Integrity, Transparency, and Cost Savings Act


Jan 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Stephen Lynch

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2010
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to ensure program integrity, transparency, and cost savings in the pricing and contracting of prescription drug benefits under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.

Summary (CRS)

1/21/2010--Introduced.FEHBP Prescription Drug Integrity, Transparency, and Cost Savings Act - Prohibits the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) from entering a contract or approving a health benefits plan with a carrier ... Read more >

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Jan 21, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4489”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (16D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 979 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 2011

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