H.R.1829: Pharmacy Benefit Manager Accountability Study Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 11, 2021
  • Latest Major Action March 12, 2021

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Bill Summary

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Accountability Study Act of 2021 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the role of pharmacy benefit managers in the pharmaceutical supply chain and recommend legislative actions to lower the cost of prescription drugs. The report must address the use of rebates and fees, the average prior authorization approval time, and the use of step therapy within the 10 largest pharmacy benefit...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 12, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 11, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 11, 2021

Introduced in the House by Diana Harshbarger (R-Tenn.)

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