H. R. 4913, To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require PDP sponsors of a prescription drug plan under part D of the Medicare program that use a formulary to include certain generic drugs and biosimilar biological products on such formulary, and for other purposes.

Summary: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require PDP sponsors of a prescription drug plan under part D of the Medicare program that use a formulary to include certain generic drugs and biosimilar biological products on such formulary, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors, Partisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 11/15/19.

STATUS: Introduced 10/30/19 by Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1].

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • “Seniors are getting hit the hardest by skyrocketing drug prices, specifically since many live on a fixed income. This bill would work to ensure seniors on Medicare Part D receive their medication at the best price,” McKinley said. “It is critical that we ensure our nation’s seniors have access to affordable medicines.” (Source: Rep. McKinley, Press Release, 10/30/19)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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