H.R.1239 - Accessing Medicare Therapies Act of 2013

To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count the negotiated price of drugs provided free or at nominal charge under compassionate treatment programs towards incurred out-of-pocket costs. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count the negotiated price of drugs provided free or at nominal charge under compassionate treatment programs towards incurred out-of-pocket costs. as introduced.
  • Short: Accessing Medicare Therapies Act of 2013 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Accessing Medicare Therapies Act of 2013 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to cost-sharing under a prescription drug plan, to require incurred costs to include the negotiated price of a covered pa

Official Summary

Accessing Medicare Therapies Act of 2013 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to cost-sharing under a prescription drug plan, to require incurred costs to include the negotiated price of a covered part D drug if the drug is:
(1) classified in the highest copayment tier;
(2) furnished to the individual free or at nominal charge under a compassionate treatment program; and
(3) covered under the formulary of the plan, if the drug is furnished other than through such a program, or is available through exception or appeal.

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