US SB1287 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 21 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-04-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text: CR S2126-2127)
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requires drug manufacturers to issue rebates to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in relation to discarded amounts (i.e., amounts remaining after administration) of single-dose vial drugs that are covered under Medicare. Manufacturers that fail to comply are subject to civil penalties. The CMS must determine rebate amounts based on payment claims from providers. (Currently, providers may receive payment under Medicare for discarded amounts of single-dose vial drugs through the use of a specific claims modifier.)

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REFUND Act of 2021 Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act of 2021



2021-04-21SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text: CR S2126-2127)

Same As/Similar To

SB2164 (Related) 2021-06-22 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.


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