Federal - HR 4841

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes.

Introduced

January 18, 2018

Description

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 20

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  • May 10, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)
  • May 3, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • April 26, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sessions, (R-Texas)
  • April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee Vote: Prescription Access for Medicare Beneficiaries — Vote to Approve

    Standardize electronic prior authorization under Medicare Part D effective on and after Jan. 1, 2020 by increasing use of electronic prior authorizations for coverage of covered part D drugs for part D eligible individuals enrolled in prescription drug plans under part D.

    Standardize electronic prior authorization under Medicare Part D effective on and after Jan. 1, 2020 by increasing use of electronic prior authorizations for coverage of covered part D drugs for part D eligible individuals enrolled in prescription drug plans under part D.

    Approved for full committee consideration by unanimous consent.
  • April 24, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Jones, (R-N.C.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • April 18, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)
  • April 17, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Renacci, (R-Ohio)
  • April 16, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)
  • April 11, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stivers, (R-Ohio)
  • March 20, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Dunn, (R-Fla.)Norcross, (D-N.J.)
  • March 8, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Young, David (R-Iowa)
  • March 6, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Marshall, (R-Kan.)Rokita, (R-Ind.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
  • Jan. 18, 2018 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 18, 2018 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce, House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H553

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