Hearing: “Negotiating a Better Deal: Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs”

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (11:30 AM)

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Washington, D.C.
Member and witness participation will be through the Cisco WebEx Virtual Platform. Public access via the Committee website at http://energycommerce.house.gov.

Witnesses

Ms. Therese Ball
Patient

Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM

Mr. Michael A. Carrier
Distinguished Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School

Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM

Ms. Khrystal K. Davis
Rare Disease Caregiver & Patient Advocate, Texas Rare Alliance Founding President

Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/03/2021 at 03:50 PM

Dr. Gaurav Gupta
Founder, Ascendant BioCapital

Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 05/01/2021 at 09:31 AM

Ms. Rachel Sachs
Associate Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law

Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 04/30/2021 at 04:58 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 3, the “Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 19, the “Lower Costs, More Cures Act of 2021” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 153, the “Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2021” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 2815, the “BIOSIM Act” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 2831, the “Prompt Approval of Safe Generic Drugs Act” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 2843, the “STOP GAMES Act” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 2846, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require PDP sponsors of a prescription drug plan under part D of the Medicare program that use a formulary to include certain generic drugs and biosimilar biological products on such formulary, and for other purposes [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM
  • H.R. 2853, the “BLOCKING Act” [PDF] Added 04/27/2021 at 04:27 PM

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF] Added 04/30/2021 at 04:30 PM

First Published: April 27, 2021 at 03:49 PM
Last Updated: May 3, 2021 at 03:50 PM