POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.5714 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage plans offered under part C of the Medicare program and prescription drug plans offered under part D of such program to provide information relating to the safe disposal of prescription drugs that are controlled substances to certain individuals enrolled under such plans; Sponsor: Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5715 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain program integrity transparency measures under Medicare parts C and D; Sponsor: Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.5716 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide notifications under the Medicare program to outlier prescribers of opioids; Sponsor: Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5718 — To provide for a technical expert panel to provide recommendations on reducing opioid use in the surgical setting and on best practices for pain management, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5719 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise certain measures used under the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey relating to pain management; Sponsor: Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.5722 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report containing recommendation on how to improve the use of non-opioid treatments for acute and chronic pain management for individuals entitled to benefits under part A or enrolled under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.5723 — To require the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report on opioid payment, adverse incentives, and data under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.5725 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which Medicare Advantage plans offered under part C of the Medicare program include supplemental health care benefits designed to treat or prevent substance use disorders; Sponsor: Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.5734 — To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for interest-free deferment on student loans for borrowers serving in a medical or dental internship or residency program; Sponsor: Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36]; Committees: House - Education and the Workforce

H.R.5735 — To amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 to establish a demonstration program to set aside section 8 housing vouchers for supportive and transitional housing for individuals recovering from opioid use disorders or other substance use disorders, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.5736 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a pilot program to help individuals in recovery from a substance use disorder transition from treatment to independent living and the workforce, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6]; Committees: House - Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services

H.R.5739 — To establish within the Department of Health and Human Services the Prescription Drug and Medical Device Price Review Board to regulate the prices of certain prescription drugs and medical devices, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Judiciary

H.Res.887 — Supporting the designation of May as “National Lyme Disease Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19]; Committees: House - Oversight and Government Reform

H.R.5752 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the importation of certain drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5757 — To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to expand the permissive exclusion from Federal health programs to include certain individuals with prior interest in sanctioned entities and entities affiliated with sanctioned entities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5761 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to the Congress on a biennial basis a national plan to reduce the rate of maternal mortality; Sponsor: Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5762 — To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a Joint Task Force to enhance integration of the Department of Homeland Security’s border security operations to detect, interdict, disrupt, and prevent narcotics, such as fentanyl and other synthetic opioids, from entering the United States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]; Committees: House - Homeland Security

H.R.5768 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes outpatient self-management training services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5769 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access under the Medicare program to addiction treatment in Federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics; Sponsor: Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means



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