While Congress continues to debate the “big picture” issues of broad-scale health care reform, pending bills in both the House of Representatives and Senate contain proposals to amend federal prescription drug price regulation programs such as the Medicaid rebate statute, the Public Health Service Act’s Section 340B program, and Medicare Part D.

For an overview of current proposals in this area and highlights of important issues for prescription drug manufacturers, distributors and dispensers, read the full alert, which also includes a chart comparing the drug pricing provisions in the key current bills.