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HR 1776

Title: Improving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act
Author: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]

Summary
...This bill amends provisions of various laws relating to prescription-drug pricing and affordability. Specifically, the bill:</p> <ul> <li>expands reporting requirements for drug manufacturers and establishes corresponding civil penalties for noncompliance; </li> <li>adds reporting requirements for certain nonprofit patient-assistance programs; </li> <li>requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report to Congress on the impact of patient-assistance programs on prescription-drug pricing and expenditures; </li> <li>requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices for certain prescription drugs under the Medicare program; </li> <li>requires the GAO to report to Congress on such negotiations conducted by the CMS; </li> <li>requires the ...

Status
Introduced in House 03/29/2017
Introduced in House 03/29/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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. 03/29/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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. 03/29/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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. 03/29/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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. 03/29/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 03/31/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 04/05/2017

Bill Text
04/04/2017 - HR 1776 (Introduced+in+House)
03/29/2017 - HR 1776 (Introduced+in+House)

 
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