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Markup of H.R. 3325, H.R. 3891, H.R. 5306, and Other Discussion Drafts, Subcommittee on Health (September 7, 2018)

Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittees: 

The Subcommittee on Health met in open markup session on Friday, September 7, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Livestream

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Ranking Member Green as prepared for delivery

Preliminary Transcript

 

Legislation

H.R. 3325, Advancing Care for Exceptional (ACE) Kids Act, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee, as amended, by a voice vote.

  Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Rep. Barton was agreed to by a voice vote.

 

H.R. 3891, To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee by a voice vote.

 

H.R. 5306, Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources and (EMPOWER) Care Act, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee, as amended, by a voice vote.

  Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Rep. Guthrie was agreed to by a voice vote.

 

Discussion Draft, To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit group health plans, health insurance issuers, prescription drug plan sponsors, and Medicare Advantage organizations from limiting certain information on drug prices, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee by a voice vote.

 

Discussion Draft, Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2018, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee, as amended, by a voice vote.

  Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Reps. Pallone and Walden was agreed to by a voice vote.

 

Discussion Draft, To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission with access to certain drug rebate information, was ordered favorably forwarded to the full Committee, as amended, by a voice vote.

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