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H.R. 4841 (115th): Standardizing Electronic Prior Authorization for Safe Prescribing Act of 2018

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

David Schweikert

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Jan 18, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 18, 2018
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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H.R. 4841 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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