WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to today’s release of a bill by House leadership that would lower drug prices for Americans, Ben Wakana, Executive Director of Patients For Affordable Drugs Now, issued the following statement:

“Early details of H.R. 3 clearly deliver on the promise to break the monopoly pricing power of drug corporations by allowing Medicare to negotiate for lower prescription prices. Importantly, the legislation incorporates key bipartisan priorities like an International Pricing Index, caps on price increases, and an out-of-pocket limit for prescription drug spending. It will lower drug prices for all Americans covered by a government plan or private insurance. H.R. 3 is a bold step forward.”


The plan includes the following key provisions that would: