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Introduced in House (02/15/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 800


To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 15, 2013

Mr. Whitfield (for himself, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Nunes, Mr. Kind, Ms. DeGette, Mr. Griffith of Virginia, Ms. Sewell of Alabama, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Cassidy, Mr. Braley of Iowa, Mr. Sessions, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Walden, Mr. Himes, Mr. Guthrie, Mr. Hall, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Olson, Mr. Webster of Florida, Mr. Courtney, Mr. Holt, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Linda T. Sánchez of California, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Bishop of New York, Mr. Hastings of Florida, Mr. Gingrey of Georgia, Mr. Flores, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Clay, and Mr. Cohen) 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 amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Excluding customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for Medicare payments for drugs and biologicals.

(a) In general.—Section 1847A(c)(3) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–3a(c)(3)) is amended—

(1) in the first sentence, by inserting “(other than customary prompt pay discounts extended to wholesalers)” after “prompt pay discounts”; and

(2) in the second sentence, by inserting “(other than customary prompt pay discounts extended to wholesalers)” after “other price concessions”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by this section shall apply to drugs and biologicals that are furnished on or after January 1, 2014.