POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4236 (introduced by Rep. Brian K. Fitzpatrick): To ensure that the prescription drug monitoring program of each State receiving funds through the Account for the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis meets certain minimum requirements, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4242 (introduced by Rep. David P. Roe): To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a permanent VA Care in the Community Program, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4243 (introduced by Rep. David P. Roe): To establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of facilities of the Veterans Health Administration, to improve construction and management leases of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to amend and appropriate funds for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs, Rules, Appropriations

H.R.4245 (introduced by Rep. Timothy J. Walz): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress certain documents relating to the Electronic Health Record Modernization Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4249 (introduced by Rep. Stephanie J. Murphy): To provide housing and Medicaid assistance to families affected by a major disaster, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Financial Services

H.R.4256 (introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie): To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4259 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants for naloxone rescue kits in public libraries, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.2076 (introduced by Sen. Susan M. Collins): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.610 (introduced by Rep. Rick W. Allen): Expressing support for the designation of November 9, 2017, as “National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day”, coinciding with American Diabetes Month; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4275 (introduced by Rep. Mark DeSaulnier): To provide for the development and dissemination of programs and materials for training pharmacists, health care providers, and patients on indicators that a prescription is fraudulent, forged, or otherwise indicative of abuse or diversion, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4284 (introduced by Rep. Robert E. Latta): To establish a Federal Coordinator within the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce S.Res.322 (introduced by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Con.Res.91 (introduced by Rep. James P. McGovern): Expressing the sense of Congress that public health professionals should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States on “Public Health Thank You Day”, November 20, 2017; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4297 (introduced by Rep. Larry Bucshon): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide information regarding vaccines for seniors as part of the Medicare & You handbook and to ensure that the treatment of cost sharing for vaccines under Medicare part D is consistent with the treatment of vaccines under Medicare part B, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.324 (introduced by Sen. Bill Nelson): A resolution designating November 9, 2017, as “National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day”, coinciding with American Diabetes Month; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent

S.Res.325 (introduced by Sen. Thomas R. Carper): A resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 29 through November 4, 2017, as “National Obesity Care Week”; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent



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