POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4456 (introduced by Rep. Brian Babin): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for amounts paid for medical expenses to a health care sharing ministry, and for other purposes; Ways and Means

H.R.4457 (introduced by Rep. Doug Lamborn): To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the Veterans Accountable Care Organization and to provide veterans access to private health insurance plans, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services

S.2164 (introduced by Sen. Angus S. King, Jr.): A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings; Budget

S.2168 (introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner): A bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include in the Veterans Choice Program all veterans enrolled in the patient enrollment system of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4482 (introduced by Rep. Mark Meadows): To deter opioid abuse and addiction, to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, to encourage the development of abuse-deterrent formulations, to require a study and report on policy changes that may have contributed to the opioid epidemic, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.4487 (introduced by Rep. Peter Welch): To authorize the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.2172 (introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren): A bill to authorize the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.4501 (introduced by Rep. David Loebsack): To increase funding for the State response to the opioid misuse crisis and to provide funding for research on addiction and pain related to the substance misuse crisis; Energy and Commerce

S.2174 (introduced by Sen. Todd C. Young): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on the Veterans Crisis Line; Veterans’ Affairs S.2175 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve Medicare beneficiary access to ventilators, and for other purposes; Finance



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