H.R.4710 - 340B PAUSE Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] (Introduced 12/21/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Meetings:||07/11/18 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/22/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4710 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/21/2017)
340B Protecting Access for the Underserved and Safety-net Entities Act or the 340B PAUSE Act
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to suspend for two years the registration of certain hospitals in the 340B drug pricing program, which requires drug manufacturers to offer discounts on outpatient drugs to registered health care entities.
The bill requires certain registered hospitals to report to the Department of Health and Human Services specified information, including the number of individuals receiving discounted drugs and associated costs.