To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit prescription drug plan sponsors and MA-PD organizations under the Medicare program from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on September 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Griffith and Welch Introduce the Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 8, 2016
Sep 8, 2016
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Feb 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1038 (115th).
H.R. 5951 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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