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S. 2553: Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit Medicare part D plans from restricting pharmacies from informing individuals regarding the prices for certain drugs and biologicals.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Debbie Stabenow

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 14, 2018

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Sep 4, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate on September 4, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 21, 2018 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.

Prognosis:

39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 14, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 4, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2553 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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