AHIP Summary of “Lower Health Care Costs Act”
posted by AHIP
on July 2, 2019
AHIP has prepared a section-by-section summary of the “Lower Health Care Costs Act” (S. 1895). This bipartisan bill was approved on June 26, 2019 by the Senate HELP Committee by a vote of 20 to 3. It includes proposals addressing: (1) surprise medical billing; (2) prescription drug prices; (3) transparency in health care; (4) public health initiatives; and (5) the exchange of health information.