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H.R. 6833: Affordable Insulin Now Act

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To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to establish requirements with respect to cost-sharing for certain insulin products, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Angie Craig

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2022
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Feb 25, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 31, 2022

This bill passed in the House on March 31, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

31 Cosponsors (31 Democrats)

Prognosis
21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 6833 – Affordable Insulin Now Act (Mar 30, 2022)

What legislators are saying

rep. Jeffries:the affordable insulin now act will lower out-of-pocket costs to $35 per month. once again, democrats deliver for the people.
    — Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY8] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 31, 2022

Japayal, Bush, Doggett Statement on Insulin Bill Passage
    — Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA7] on Apr 1, 2022

Rep. Payne, Jr. Votes to Lowers Insulin Prices to $35 Per Month
    — Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] on Mar 31, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6833 will save $4.8 billion through 2031.

History

Feb 25, 2022
 
Introduced

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Mar 28, 2022
 
Text Published

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Mar 31, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6833 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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