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H.R. 1781: Payment Commission Data Act of 2019

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To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission with access to certain drug payment information, including certain rebate information.

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Sponsor and status

Buddy Carter

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 3, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 3, 2019.

Prognosis
94% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Dingell, Health Subcommittee Advance Bills to Lower Prescription Drug Costs & Make Healthcare More Affordable
    — Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI12] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

House Committee Greenlights OHalleran-led Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Prices
    — Rep. Tom O’Halleran [D-AZ1] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 4, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1781 will be negligible.

History

Mar 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 27, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1781 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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