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News and updates on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee from the press office of Chairman Lamar Alexander
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HELP Committee GOP Aug 22
This op-ed mischaracterizes the Act, which passed this committee 20-3. The bill protects patients from receiving surprise medical bills by using the local, median commercial rate negotiated between doctors and insurers, not government-set Medicare rates.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Aug 8
Patsy Writesman in : I applaud Sen Alexander for his efforts to end surprise medical billing–a practice that leaves many patients visiting in-network hospitals on the hook for thousands of dollars in unexpected medical bills.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 30
TUNE IN at about 4:15 PM ET—I’ll be speaking on the Senate floor about the Act – legislation that includes 55 proposals from 65 senators. You can watch live here:
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 30
Today, the Senate labor committee I chair advanced to the full U.S. Senate two of ’ nominees to serve the .
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 25
The Act protects patients from surprise medical bills which lowers patients’ premiums.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 24
The Act reduces premiums for Americans in the individual market.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 25
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 24
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 23
The Act improves competition in the Pharmacy Benefit Manager industry.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 23
The Act reduces health insurance premiums by improving competition in the Pharmacy Benefit Manager industry.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 24
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 22
The Act increases generic & biosimilar drug competition.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 22
The Act brings generic & biosimilar drugs to patients faster.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jul 23
The Act brings generic & biosimilar drugs to patients faster.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jun 27
The Act also includes two provisions from , , and that will support state and local efforts to increase vaccination rates and will help prevent disease outbreaks.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jun 27
. has important provisions in the Act. First, eliminating a loophole that allows drug companies to get exclusivity – and delay less costly alternatives from coming to market – just by making small tweaks to an old drug.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jun 27
The Act, approved by the Senate health committee I chair, will reduce what Americans pay out of their pockets for health care.
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jun 26
Glad to include it in the Act!
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Sen. Lamar Alexander Jun 26
The Senate health committee I chair voted 20 to 3 for the Act, which includes 54 proposals from 65 senators — 36 Democrats and 29 Republicans.
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HELP Committee GOP Jun 26
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