To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit health insurance issuers, group health plans, Medicare Advantage organizations, and prescription drug plan sponsors from limiting drug price information a pharmacy may give to a consumer.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Bipartisan Paulsen-Eshoo Bill Targets Pharmacy \"Gag Clauses\"”
— Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Aug 10, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
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