H. R. 1781, Payment Commission Data Act of 2019.

Summary: To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission with access to certain drug payment information, including certain rebate information. Cosponsors

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 5/20/19.

STATUS: Introduced 3/14/19 by Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1]

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • Currently, Congress’ independent advisory commissions, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC), do not have access to certain drug pricing data. (Source: Rep. Carter, Press Release, 3/14/19)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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