POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.2103 (introduced by Sen. Mazie K. Hirono): A bill 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; Finance

H.R.4333 (introduced by Rep. John J. Faso): To provide for the issuance of a Lyme Disease Research Semipostal Stamp; Oversight and Government Reform, Energy and Commerce

H.R.4334 (introduced by Rep. J. Luis Correa): To provide for certain reporting requirements relating to medical care for women veterans provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs and through contracts entered into by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs with non-Department medical providers, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4345 (introduced by Rep. Charlie Crist): To direct the Attorney General to establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program; Judiciary

H.R.4353 (introduced by Rep. John Lewis): To amend the Public Health Service Act to require reporting by the National Institutes of Health on requests for funding research that were not granted and had the greatest potential for improving public health, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.329 (introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren): A resolution expressing support for the designation of October 2017 as “National Audiology Awareness Month”; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent

S.2107 (introduced by Sen. Dean Heller): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Under Secretary of Health to report major adverse personnel actions involving certain health care employees to the National Practitioner Data Bank and to applicable State licensing boards, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.2117 (introduced by Sen. Bill Nelson): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the TRICARE program to include certain veterans entitled to benefits under the Medicare program due to conditions or injuries incurred during service in the Armed Forces and to waive the Medicare part B late enrollment penalty for such veterans, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs



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