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Schrader, Welch Legislation to Close Billion Dollar Medicaid Drug Rebate Loophole Passes the House

Legislation introduced by Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large) to close a loophole in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program that is reported to have cost the Medicaid...

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H.R.6733
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Know the Cost Act of 2018

The bipartisan Know the Cost Act of 2018 would prohibit group health plans offered by employers and individual health insurance plans, as well as Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Plans, from re...

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The bipartisan Schrader law will give more treatment options to those suffering hypokalemia.
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Schrader Law to Lower Drug Costs Produces Success in the Generics Market

The FDA this week announced the first generic drugs to receive a Competitive Generic Therapy (CGT) designation – a classification established under a bipartisan Schrader bill that became law last year...

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Bloomberg
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Centrist Democrats Tout Practical Fixes, Not Medicare-for-All

A coalition of centrist House Democrats is urging colleagues to sign onto an Obamacare-repair bill to show voters their party has practical solutions to the issue of rising health insurance premiums. ...

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Schrader, Welch Introduce Bill to Close Billion Dollar Medicaid Drug Rebate Loophole

Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Congressman Peter Welch (VT-At Large) today introduced a bill to close a loophole in the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program that may be costing the Medicaid program as ...

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H.R.5712
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Medicaid Drug Rebate Accountability Act

The Medicaid Drug Rebate Accountability Act would compel manufacturers to correct inaccurate classification data reported to the Medicaid rebate program. Under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, drug m...

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Oregon First, Health Care
Schrader, Mullin Introduce Bill to Reauthorize State Offices of Rural Health

Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) introduced the State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill reauthorizes the State Offices of Rural Heal...

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H.R.5641
Oregon First, Health Care
State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018

The bipartisan State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018 reauthorizes the State Offices of Rural Health grant program through 2022 and helps provide rural communities with vital resour...

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H.R.5624
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Pathway to Universal Coverage Act of 2018

The Pathway to Universal Coverage Act would provide grants for States to pilot opt-out insurance coverage for individuals eligible for premium assistance or Medicaid. The bill gives States the tools t...

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Schrader, Curbelo, Thompson, Bilirakis Introduce Bill to Close Medicare Part B-COBRA Loophole

Today, Congressmen Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL-26), Mike Thompson (D-CA-05), and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-06) introduced the bipartisan Medicare Enrollment Protection Act of 2018 (HR 5104...

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