H.R.8467: Access to Rare Indications Act of 2020

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Access to Rare Indications Act of 2020 This bill prohibits coverage exclusions or limitations under the Medicare prescription drug benefit, Medicaid, or private health insurance of certain drugs that are used to treat rare diseases or conditions (i.e., diseases or conditions that affect 200,000 or fewer individuals and that are supported by the National Institutes of Health Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network).

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Sept. 30, 2020
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.
Sept. 30, 2020

Introduced in the House by Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)

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