To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the negotiation of lower covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries and the establishment and application of a formulary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services under Medicare part D, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2019
Length: 29 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 10, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Oct 26, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4138 (115th).
Jan 10, 2019
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Sep 25, 2019
Considered by Health
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H.R. 448 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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