POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.7259 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain Federally-subsidized loan repayments for dental school faculty; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

S.Res.723 — A resolution congratulating the American College of Emergency Physicians on its 50th anniversary; Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.3737 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out the Medical Surgical Prime Vendor program using multiple prime vendors, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3738 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prevent the inter partes review process for challenging patents from diminishing competition in the pharmaceutical industry and with respect to drug innovation, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3742 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide for cost sharing for oral anticancer drugs on terms no less favorable than the cost sharing provided for anticancer medications administered by a health care provider; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.7266 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider the Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital as a covered entity for purposes of the 340B drug discount program; Sponsor: Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7272 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to promote the ability of individuals entitled to benefits under part A or enrolled under part B of the Medicare program and individuals enrolled under a State plan under the Medicaid program to access their personal medical claim data, including their providers, prescriptions, tests, and diagnoses, through a mobile health record application of the individual’s choosing, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.7287 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of certain individuals exposed to burn pits for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.7290 — To authorize a comprehensive, strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to strengthen global health security, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs, Armed Services, Intelligence (Permanent Select)

H.R.7292 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish the Megan Rondini and Leah Griffin national sexual assault care and treatment task force, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Judiciary

H.R.7295 — To amend the HITECH Act to allow an individual to obtain a copy of such individual’s protected health information at no cost in certain circumstances, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7301 — To authorize assistance to train and retain obstetrician-gynecologists and sub-specialists in urogyneoclogy and to help improve the quality of care to meet the health care needs of women in least developed countries, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.R.7305 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify payment rules for manual wheelchairs under part B of the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.3751 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the use of telehealth services for remote imaging for chronic eye disease; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3754 — A bill to prohibit price gouging in the sale of drugs; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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