HR 989

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 989

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require, at the option of a State, drug manufacturers to pay rebates to State prescription drug discount programs as a condition of participation in a rebate agreement for outpatient prescription drugs under the Medicaid program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2011

Mr. VAN HOLLEN (for himself, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, and Mr. SARBANES) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require, at the option of a State, drug manufacturers to pay rebates to State prescription drug discount programs as a condition of participation in a rebate agreement for outpatient prescription drugs under the Medicaid program.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. OPTIONAL STATE PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT PROGRAM.

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