To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the Medicare prescription drug program to further transparency of payment methodologies to pharmacies, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2015
Length: 8 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 9, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Collins Visits Independent Pharmacy in Lakewood, Ohio”
— Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Sponsor) on Jul 18, 2016
“Collins and Loebsack call for Transparency in Prescription Drug Pricing”
— Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Sponsor) on Feb 22, 2016
“Congressman Collins on the Importance of Community Pharmacies”
— Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2015
Jan 9, 2015
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H.R. 244 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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