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  • S. 1347: RxCAP Act of 2017 If signed into law, S. 1347 would reduce the amount of out-of-pocket expenses many Medicare Part D beneficiaries must pay to afford their prescription drugs when they fall into the coverage gap or “doughnut hole.” Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced S. 1347 on June 13,2017. The bill has since been referred to the Senate Committee ...
  • H.R. 1776, Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act If signed into law, H.R. 1776 would improve access to affordable prescription drugs by requiring the federal government to negotiate prices, allowing the importation of drugs from Canada, accelerating the closing of the Part D doughnut hole, and capping monthly prescription drug expenses at $250, among other things. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) introduced H.R. 1776 on ...
  • S. 771, Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act If signed into law, S. 771 would improve access to affordable prescription drugs by requiring the federal government to negotiate prices, allowing the importation of drugs from Canada, accelerating the closing of the Part D doughnut hole, and capping monthly prescription drug expenses at $250, among other things. Sen. Al Franken (MN) introduced S. 771 on ...
  • H.R. 242, Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act If signed into law, H.R. 242 would require the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered Part D prescription drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries. Rep. Peter Welch (VT) introduced H.R. 242 on January 4, 2017. It has since been referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. Learn more about ...
  • S. 41, Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act If signed into law, S. 41 would require the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered Part D prescription drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN) introduced S. 41 on January 5, 2017. It has since been referred to the Committee on Finance. Learn more about S. 41 ...
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