To establish a fair price negotiation program, protect the Medicare program from excessive price increases, and establish an out-of-pocket maximum for Medicare part D enrollees, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2020
Length: 320 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 12, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Schakowsky Slams Trump for Sabotaging Seniors’ Health Care with a Prescription Drug Pricing Stunt”
— Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 25, 2020
“Chairman Neal Statement on Trumps Empty Drug Pricing Order”
— Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2020
“Congressman Griffiths Weekly E-Newsletter 10.16.20”
— Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] on Oct 16, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 3 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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