POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.271 — Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Health Care; Sponsor: Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.Res.279 — Supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week; Sponsor: Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [DCA- 40]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2000 — To establish a public health plan; Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2009 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide equal coverage of in vitro specific IgE tests and percutaneous tests for allergies under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2011 — To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the treatment under section 351(k)(7) of such Act (relating to exclusivity for reference products) of certain products deemed to have a biologics license pursuant to section 7002 of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2012 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide that Federal law shall not preempt State law; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1];Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2014 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion; Sponsor: Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.961 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.962 — A bill to provide funding for Federally qualified health centers and the National Health Service Corps; Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.964 — A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to improve cost-sharing subsidies; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.966 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize the physician self-referral prohibitions to promote care coordination in the merit-based incentive payment system and to facilitate physician practice participation in alternative payment models under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [ROH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.967 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish limitations on cost-sharing for out-of-network services in the individual market, to prohibit balance billing for such services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.970 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of physical therapists in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.977 — A bill to address the high cost of prescription drugs; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.280 — Protecting the health care of all Americans, especially those with preexisting conditions; Sponsor: Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means

H.R.2020 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require a person that possesses or intends to possess a tableting machine or encapsulating machine to obtain registration from the Attorney General, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.2035 — To amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care; Sponsor: Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2038 — To allow State-based, market-oriented, prescription drug negotiations to lower pharmaceutical drug prices, to encourage competition, to increase consumer choice and access, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11]; Committees: House – Judiciary

S.Res.134 — A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should reverse its position in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.); Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.981 — A bill to establish a public health plan; Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.988 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit prescription drug plan sponsors and MAPD organizations under the Medicare program from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies; Sponsor: Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.989 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require a person that possesses or intends to possess a tableting machine or encapsulating machine to obtain registration from the Attorney General, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.995 — A bill to amend title XXIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program under such title relating to lifespan respite care; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.2050 — To place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]; Committees: House - Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2061 — To facilitate the efforts of States to establish auto-enrollment systems to enroll certain individuals in health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means



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