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H.R. 2115: Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts and Real-Time Beneficiary Drug Cost Act

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To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide greater transparency for discounts provided by manufacturers, to include real-time benefit information as part of a prescription drug plan's electronic prescription program under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Abigail Spanberger

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

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Apr 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Slotkins Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Costs Passes House with Broad Bipartisan Support
    — Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI8] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 29, 2019

U.S. House Passes Arrington-Spanberger-Boyle Bill to Increase Negotiation Transparency, Lower Costs of Prescription Drugs
    — Rep. Jodey Arrington [R-TX19] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 29, 2019

My Votes – Week of October 28
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Nov 1, 2019

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History

Apr 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2019
 
Considered by Health

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Oct 28, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2115 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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