H.R.3513: Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2015

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Sept. 16, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 18, 2015

Bill Summary

Prescription Drug Affordability Act of 2015 This bill amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to modify provisions related to the affordability of prescription drugs under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Specifically, the bill: requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to negotiate lower prices on behalf of beneficiaries for drugs covered under Medicare Part D; accelerates closure of the Medicare...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 18, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Sept. 16, 2015
Referred to House Judiciary
Sept. 16, 2015
Referred to House Ways and Means
Sept. 16, 2015
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Sept. 16, 2015

Introduced in the House by Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.)

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