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H.R. 1409: Transparency in All Health Care Pricing Act of 2019

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To promote transparency in health care pricing, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ed Perlmutter

Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Feb 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Feb 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 27, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Perlmutter to Bring Constituent and Retired School Teacher Facing High Health Care Costs to the 2020 State of the Union
    — Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2020

Gallagher, Golden Lead Bipartisan Call for Congress to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
    — Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 31, 2020

Gallagher: Speaker Pelosi Wasted Opportunity to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
    — Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2019

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Feb 27, 2019

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