E&C To Hold Legislative Hearing On Bipartisan Drug-Pricing Package

By Rachel Cohrs / May 14, 2019 at 2:11 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee will hold a hearing next week on a package of bipartisan drug-pricing bills, sources say. The committee is considering including a bill capping out-of-pocket drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries and a drug-price transparency bill, the FAIR Drug Pricing Act, that would require drug makers give advance notice of and justification for certain drug price increases. Setting an out-of-pocket cap on seniors’ drug costs has wide bipartisan support and was included in the president’s budget,...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.