POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.1354 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the treatment of the United States territories under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.558 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a program on children and the media within the National Institutes of Health to study the health and developmental effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.560 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.562 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for custom fabricated breast prostheses following a mastectomy; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.570 — A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.1358 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1362 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow, during a lapse in appropriations, acceptance of certain device submissions and registrations with the corresponding fees made available for obligation and expenditure for the process for the review of device applications, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [RMN- 6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1366 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the opportunity for responsible health savings to all American families; Sponsor: Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.1367 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a program on children and the media within the National Institute of Health to study the health and developmental effects of technology on infants, children, and adolescents; Sponsor: Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1370 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for custom fabricated breast prostheses following a mastectomy; Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1371 — To conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1375 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency of Medicare secondary payer reporting information, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1379 — To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect; Sponsor: Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor

H.R.1384 — To establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program; Sponsor: Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor, Rules, Oversight and Reform, Armed Services

H.R.1385 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to preserve the option of States to implement health care marketplaces, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1386 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for additional requirements with respect to the navigator program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1390 — 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.1393 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of dental, vision, and hearing care under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1394 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain reforms with respect to medicare supplemental health insurance policies; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1395 — To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve mental health services for students, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.1398 — To delay the reimposition of the annual fee on health insurance providers until after 2021; Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1407 — To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Sponsor: Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.1409 — To promote transparency in health care pricing, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [DCO- 7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform

S.Res.83 — A resolution designating February 2019 as “American Heart Month” and February 1, 2019, as “National Wear Red Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.578 — A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]; Committees: Senate - Finance

S.585 — A bill 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: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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