US HB7877 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on July 30 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-07-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Lowering Drug Costs for Seniors Act of 2020 This bill modifies and establishes certain requirements under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill lowers the annual out-of-pocket spending threshold for 2021, and requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to issue payments to beneficiaries who exceed a modified 2020 threshold, as specified.

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Title

Lowering Drug Costs for Seniors Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-07-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2020-07-30HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
2020-07-30HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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.
2020-07-30HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB19 (Related) 2019-12-19 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
SB3129 (Related) 2019-12-19 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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