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AAM Welcomes US Access Bill

Bipartisan Legislation Would Exempt Low-Cost Drugs From Medicaid Penalty

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The AAM has backed the draft Protecting Access to Affordable Medicines Act of 2020 introduced by the US House of Representatives members GK Butterfield, Billy Long and Tony Cardenas and has urged House members to co-sponsor the bill, which aims to protect low-cost generic medicines from a “misguided” Medicaid penalty.

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