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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Lowering Drug Costs for Seniors Act of 2020

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare part D beneficiaries with certain offset payments and reduce the growth rate of the Medicare part D out-of-pocket cost threshold, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/30/2020Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date All Actions
07/30/2020Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
07/30/2020Referred 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
07/30/2020Referred 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
07/30/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]* 07/30/2020

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/30/2020 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/30/2020 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health07/30/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/30/2020)

Lowering Drug Costs for Seniors Act of 2020

This bill modifies and establishes certain requirements under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill lowers the annual out-of-pocket spending threshold for 2021, and requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to issue payments to beneficiaries who exceed a modified 2020 threshold, as specified.