POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.1559 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to strengthen program integrity and enhance low-income patient benefits for safety net providers; Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1564 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to stabilize and modernize the provision of partial hospitalization services under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL- 20]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1570 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening; Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.668 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.680 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care; Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.684 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage; Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]; Committees: Senate – Finance H.Res.188 — Expressing support for designation of July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month. Sponsor: Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.1587 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into a 10-year arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct and update biennially a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Education and Labor

H.R.1597 — To designate the same individual serving as the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1603 — To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, and distribution in commerce of asbestos and asbestos-containing mixtures and articles, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor

H.R.1614 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

S.691 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to enhance prescription drug affordability by expanding access to assistance with out-of-pocket costs under Medicare part D for low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.692 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices; Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.696 — A bill to designate the same individual serving as the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.709 — A bill to establish an interactive dashboard to allow the public to review information on the price and utilization of prescription drugs purchased by Federal programs; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.717 — A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, and distribution in commerce of asbestos and asbestos-containing mixtures and articles, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works

S.724 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.726 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety of cosmetics; Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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