Summary: S.2157 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/16/2017)

Drug-Price Transparency in Communications Act

This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to impose a civil penalty on any person who disseminates a direct-to-consumer drug advertisement that does not include the wholesale acquisition cost (the manufacturer's list price to wholesalers or direct purchasers) for a 30-day supply of the drug.

The bill requires any representative of a drug manufacturer who communicates with a health care practitioner about a drug manufactured by the drug manufacturer to disclose the wholesale acquisition cost for a 30-day supply of the drug.