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
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 28, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
5 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
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
H.R. 2115 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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