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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Prescription Reduction in Costs for Everyone (PRICE) Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to direct the President to negotiate prescription drug prices and establish a formulary on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/29/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
04/05/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
03/31/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/29/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 03/29/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 11/08/2017

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/29/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/31/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means03/29/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health04/05/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/29/2017)

Prescription Reduction in Costs for Everyone (PRICE) Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the President, with respect to offering one or more Medicare-operated prescription drug plan options, to: (1) negotiate prices with drug manufacturers, and (2) establish and apply a formulary and formulary incentives. In general, a Medicare-operated drug plan must meet the same requirements as apply to other prescription drug plans.

The President must report to Congress biannually on negotiations conducted by the President to achieve lower prices for Medicare beneficiaries.