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H.R. 1046: Medicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019

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To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate prices of prescription drugs furnished under part D of the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Lloyd Doggett

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 35th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Feb 7, 2019

Status:

Introduced on Feb 7, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 7, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

40% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1046 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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