HEALTHCARE PRICES; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 81
(House of Representatives - May 15, 2019)

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                           HEALTHCARE PRICES

  (Mrs. WAGNER asked and was given permission to address the House for 
1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.)
  Mrs. WAGNER. Madam Speaker, I rise to support the Payment Commission 
Data Act, which would make prescription drug prices more transparent, 
and the BLOCKING Act, which would bring generic drugs to the market 
faster.
  I also support the Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act, 
which would prohibit drug companies from delaying the entry of generic 
drugs into the market.
  Unfortunately, Madam Speaker, Democrats have packaged these bills 
together with poison pills that would prevent States from offering 
lower cost healthcare plans.
  Democrats want to increase ObamaCare enrollment regardless of cost, 
but ObamaCare is not affordable for many Americans. The average monthly 
premium for a family of four is over $1,500, forcing Missourians to cut 
housing and child care so they can pay skyrocketing premiums. It is not 
a solution. We must take immediate action to allow States to promote 
choices and affordability.

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