POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5985 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit review of certain Medicare payment determinations for disproportionate share hospitals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.5992 — To establish a grant program relating to the prevention of student and student athlete opioid misuse; Sponsor: Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5997 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure prompt coverage of breakthrough devices under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.5998 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a loan repayment program under which health professionals agree to conduct prevention activities, as employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to make payments on the principal and interest of the educational loans of such health professionals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6004 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome; Sponsor: Rep. Jenkins, Evan H. [R-WV-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.3000 — A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the transparency report requirements under section 1128G of such Act; Sponsor: Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3008 — A bill 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: Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3014 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to support rural residency training funding that is equitable for all States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3016 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3024 — An original bill making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]; Committees: Senate – Appropriations

S.3029 — A bill to revise and extend the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Act (PREEMIE Act); Sponsor: Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3032 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

H.R.6029 — To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize the comprehensive opioid abuse grant program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.6042 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6043 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marihuana, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14]; Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.6047 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act relating to controlled substance analogues; Sponsor: Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary



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