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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: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 28, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 28, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
96% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Providing more information on the prescription drug supply chain will help lower costs for all
    — Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

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

the daily leader: monday, october 28, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Oct 27, 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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Oct 25, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Oct 28, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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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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