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H.R. 4121: PRO Seniors Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 24, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4121

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To codify a final rule issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to fraud and abuse and the removal of safe harbor protection for certain drug rebates, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Anti-Kickbacks, Protecting Rebates for Our Seniors Act or the PRO Seniors Act.

2.

Codification of HHS final rule relating to fraud and abuse and removal of certain drug rebate safe harbor protections

The final rule entitled Fraud and Abuse; Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in Price on Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Certain Pharmacy Benefit Manager Service Fees, as published by the Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register on November 30, 2020 (85 Fed. Reg. 76666), shall have the force and effect of law beginning on January 1, 2022.