HR 905

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 905

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2011

Mr. WHITFIELD (for himself, Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas, Mr. NUNES, Mr. KIND, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. SHIMKUS, Mr. TOWNS, Mrs. BLACKBURN, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. ROGERS of Michigan, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. TIBERI, Mr. ISRAEL, Mr. GERLACH, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. SESSIONS, and Mr. HIMES) introduced the following bill; which was 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


A BILL

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.

SECTION 1. EXCLUDING CUSTOMARY PROMPT PAY DISCOUNTS FROM MANUFACTURERS TO WHOLESALERS FROM THE AVERAGE SALES PRICE FOR MEDICARE PAYMENTS FOR DRUGS AND BIOLOGICALS.

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