POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.584 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same level of Federal matching assistance for every State that chooses to expand Medicaid coverage to newly eligible individuals, regardless of when such expansion takes place; Sponsor: Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.594 — To provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.601 — To increase the number of manufacturers registered under the Controlled Substances Act to manufacture cannabis for legitimate research purposes, to authorize health care providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide recommendations to veterans regarding participation in federally-approved cannabis clinical trials, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.603 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the permissible use of health savings accounts to include health insurance payments and to increase the dollar limitation for contributions to health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.617 — To authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.647 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.652 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue a final regulation based on the proposed regulation relating to the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) under the Medicare and Medicaid programs; Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.660 — To improve the health outcomes in communities through community-relevant health information and new health supporting incentives and programs funded without further appropriations; Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [RNE- 1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.663 — To direct the Secretary of Defense to include in periodic health assessments, separation history and physical examinations, and other assessments an evaluation of whether a member of the Armed Forces has been exposed to open burn pits or toxic airborne chemicals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]; Committees: House - Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.674 — To authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention; Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.675 —To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a credit against tax for improving the safety of fuel systems in emergency medical rotorcraft; Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means



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