H.R.4199: Patient Health and Real Medication Access Cost Savings Act of 2009

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Dec. 3, 2009
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 7, 2009

Bill Summary

Patient Health and Real Medication Access Cost Savings Act of 2009 or the PHARMACY Bill - Declares that a consumer shall have the right to choose to purchase prescription drugs from any domestic pharmacy that meets all applicable federal and state license and permit requirements. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue regulations that: (1) prohibit a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) from providing incentives to,...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred 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.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Dec. 3, 2009

Introduced in the House by G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.)

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