Lower Health Care Cost Act

The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019 aims to deliver better health care outcomes and better health care experiences at lower costs


WASHINGTON, May 23, 2019 — Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on May 23 released the Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019—bipartisan discussion draft legislation to reduce health care costs.

Read the text of the draft bill here.

Read the Section by Section of the draft bill here.

NAHDO and the APCD Council submitted comments to the bill (available for download below)

On June 26 2019- the Senate HELP committee voted to move the bill to the full Senate.

NAHDO/APCD Council will continue to track this bill.