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Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/04/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
01/25/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/13/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
01/04/2017 Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2017 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2017 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/04/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/04/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health01/25/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/04/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health01/13/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (3)

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Subjects (6)

  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Inflation and prices
  • Medicare
  • Prescription drugs
  • Public contracts and procurement

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Introduced in House (01/04/2017)

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Current law prohibits CMS from doing so.