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  • Meadows pushes to let insurance companies jointly negotiate drug prices
    Posted in In the News on April 5, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Meadows pushes to let insurance companies jointly negotiate drug prices By Staff Reports Congressman Mark Meadows has filed a bill to allow insurers to jointly negotiate prices of prescription drugs purchased from manufacturers, his office announced Friday. The bill, HR 2038, the State-Based Market-Oriented Prescription Drug Negotiations Act, seeks to address the need for competition by allowing that negotiation, drawing on Switzerland’s framework to create a safe harbor from antitrust liability... Read more

  • Meadows Introduces the State-Based, Market-Oriented Prescription Drug Negotiations Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    RELEASE: Meadows Introduces the State-Based, Market-Oriented Prescription Drug Negotiations Act Washington, D.C. – This week, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) introduced H.R. 2038, the State-Based, Market-Oriented Prescription Drug Negotiations Act. As prescription drug spending rises to nearly 20 percent of health care costs, the cost of potentially life-saving prescription drugs continues to rise, putting Americans at risk of being priced out of the market. Competitive negotiations are needed to invol... Read more

  • Inside Health Policy: Meadows Works On Rx Pricing Deal, Introduces Insurer Negotiation Bill
    Posted in In the News on April 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Meadows Works On Rx Pricing Deal, Introduces Insurer Negotiation Bill April 03, 2019 Rep. Mark Meadows (NC) is writing what he says is a comprehensive drug-pricing bill with fellow House Republicans that could expand rebate reforms to the commercial market, the Freedom Caucus chair told Inside Health PolicyWednesday (April 3). On Tuesday, he introduced a separate bill to let insurers jointly negotiate with drug makers on price. Meadows said he spoke with Trump administration officials about the ... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Chairs Hearing Urging HHS to Explore Alternatives to Fetal Tissue Research
    Posted in Press Releases on December 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Oversight and Government Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Chairs Hearing Urging HHS to Explore Alternatives to Fetal Tissue Research Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, December 13, 2018, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) led a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to explore alternatives to the use of fetal tissue research. The hearing occurred jointly between Rep. Meadows’ Subcommittee on Government Operations and Rep. Jim Jordan’s Subcommittee on Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules. U.S. scientists have utilized... Read more

  • Meadows joins Gowdy, Grassley, Cornyn Applauding New Opioids Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    RELEASE: Meadows joins Gowdy, Grassley, Cornyn Applauding New Opioids Legislation Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) joined House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) releasing the following statements after President Donald J. Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act into law: "Far too many men, women, and families across America have suffered from the preventable sprea... Read more

  • House Passes Rep. Meadows’ Amendment to Eliminate Obamacare’s Multi-State Plan Program
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    RELEASE: House Passes Rep. Meadows’ Amendment to Eliminate Obamacare’s Multi-State Plan Program Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the House passed an amendment authored by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) to prohibit the use of taxpayer dollars to administer Obamacare’s ‘Multi-State Plan Program.’ The amendment passed with a bipartisan majority by a vote of 223-192. Section 1334 of the Affordable Care Act requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to contract with at least two national health plans, ... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows’ Statement on the Omnibus
    Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows’ Statement on the Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) released the following statement on the passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, or the “omnibus” bill: “This omnibus is nowhere close to what Republicans promised to fight for. When the American people sent us to Congress, their message was loud and their mandate clear: Secure the border; Repeal and replace Obamacare; Protect Second Amendment rights from bureaucrats in Washington; Defund P... Read more

  • Sens. Cruz, Lee, Reps. Meadows, Jordan: We must end the ObamaCare bailout now
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on March 14, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Economy and Jobs, Health Care

    Sens. Cruz, Lee, Reps. Meadows, Jordan: We must end the ObamaCare bailout now By Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Mark Meadows, Rep. Jim Jordan | Fox News Today we are closer than ever to sending ObamaCare to the ash heap of history and opening the door for much-needed market-based solutions to health insurance. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Republicans banded together to eliminate the unpopular ObamaCare individual mandate. Now the Trump administration is determined to find a better way to... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Requests Immediate Repeal of Individual Mandate
    Posted in Press Releases on March 1, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Federal Budget and National Debt, Health Care, Tax Reform

    RELEASE: Rep. Meadows Requests Immediate Repeal of Individual Mandate Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has submitted a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging Congress act now to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate beginning immediately. Last year, Congress included a repeal of the individual mandate’s tax penalty within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—but the repeal does not take effect until fiscal year 2019. Unfortunately, many Americans are under the impression that the ma... Read more

  • Rep. Meadows Joins House, Senate Colleagues Introducing H.R. 5006, the Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act
    Posted in Press Releases on February 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    H.R. 5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) Endorsed by the Family Research Council, March for Life, Susan B. Anthony List, and the National Right to Life Co-sponsors: House: Rep. Luke Messer, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Rep. Doug Lamborn, Rep. Jim Banks, Rep. Keith Rothfus, Rep. Randy Weber, Rep. Dave Brat, Rep. Roger Marshall, Rep. Blake Farenthold, Rep. Andy Biggs Senate: Sen. Steve Daines, Sen. Deb Fischer, Sen. Joni... Read more

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