The U.S. House of Representatives today, by a vote of 243 to 164, passed H.R. 1270, the Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015.
Read text [PDF 45 KB] of the bill. Read a revenue estimate of H.R. 1270, prepared by the Joint Committee on Taxation. The bill’s $20.5 billion revenue cost would be offset by repealing a provision of the Affordable Care Act that limits the liability for overpayment of advance payments for premium assistance for persons with household income below 400% of the federal poverty level.
The bill passed by the House combines three smaller bills—each of which previously had been approved by the Ways and Means Committee:
The Senate has not yet scheduled action on the bill, and it is unclear whether the Senate will act on the legislation this year.
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