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H.R. 2999: Patients’ Access to Treatments Act of 2017

To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to limit co-payment, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing requirements applicable to prescription drugs in a specialty drug tier to the dollar amount (or its equivalent) of such requirements applicable to prescription drugs in a non-preferred brand drug tier, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jun 22, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 22, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2999 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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