POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.916 — A bill to improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.267 — Supporting the designation of March 2019 as National Kidney Month; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.1943 — To provide funding for Federally qualified health centers and the National Health Service Corps; Sponsor: Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1948 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1955 — To require the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to conduct a study on antipsychotic prescribing practices in nonnursing home settings under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1959 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to compounding pharmacies, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1962 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to use on-site regulated medical waste treatment systems at certain Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1963 — To expand the research and education on and delivery of complementary and integrative medicine to veterans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1966 — To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to complete a study on barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in such trials; Sponsor: Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1969 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1970 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payment for services of radiologist assistants under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1973 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide authority to add additional vaccines to the list of taxable vaccines; Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.1978 — To fight homelessness in the United States by authorizing a grant program within the Health Resources and Services Administration for housing programs that offer comprehensive services and intensive case management for homeless individuals and families; Sponsor: Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.1983 — To reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps ;Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]; Committees: House – Appropriations

S.Res.130 — A resolution recognizing the significance of endometriosis as an unmet chronic disease for women and designating March 2019 as “Endometriosis Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.923 — A bill to fight homelessness in the United States by authorizing a grant program within the Health Resources and Services Administration for housing programs that offer comprehensive services and intensive case management for homeless individuals and families; Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.930 — A bill to allow women greater access to safe and effective contraception; Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.946 — A bill to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to complete a study on barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in such trials; Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.948 — A bill to provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary



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