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H.R.800: To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.

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Sponsor Edward Whitfield, R-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 68 (31 Democrats, 37 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude from the average sales price in calculating Medicare payments for drugs and biologicals any customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce