POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.818 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to enhance medical device communications and ensure device cleanliness; Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.826 — To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases, including Ebola, through coordinated domestic and international efforts; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs, Financial Services

H.Con.Res.8 — Expressing the sense of Congress on the need to improve and expand training for future physicians on properly treating pain and prescribing opioids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.856 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for certain charity care furnished by physicians, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-11]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

S.283 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.861 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prevent surprise billing practices, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.863 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the abuse of dextromethorphan, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.884 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA- 27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.888 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions; Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.900 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the way beneficiaries are assigned under the Medicare shared savings program by also basing such assignment on primary care services furnished by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists; Sponsor: Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.908 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals only enrolled in Medicare Part A to contribute to health savings accounts; Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.909 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide parity among States in the timing of the application of higher Federal Medicaid matching rates for the ACA-expansion population; Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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