House Committees Proffer Modest PBM Reform Bill

New PBM regulations are one step closer to becoming a reality, as leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives released their draft package of health care reforms on Sept. 8. Lobbyists representing plan sponsors tell AIS Health, a division of MMIT, that the House package is not as aggressive as possible legislation in the U.S. Senate, but they point out that much could change when both chambers consider floor versions of their PBM bills.

The House legislation, called the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act, would, according to a summary of the bill prepared by House staffers:

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Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson

Peter has been a reporter for nearly a decade. Before joining AIS Health, Peter covered a wide variety of topics in his hometown of Seattle, where he continues to live. Peter’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic and The Stranger. Peter attended Colby College.

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