POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


H.R.3350 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to reimburse veterans for the cost of emergency medical transportation to a Federal facility, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3371 — To amend titles XI and XIX of the Social Security Act to stabilize the Medicaid program in Puerto Rico; Sponsor: Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.1893 — A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study on ways to increase reporting of missing Indians and the effects of substance abuse, including the use of methamphetamine, on violent crime in Tribal communities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]; Committees: Senate - Indian Affairs

S.1895 — A bill to lower health care costs; Sponsor: Sen. Alexander, Lamar [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1897 — A bill to establish a process for updating the labeling of certain drugs with outdated labeling; Sponsor: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1905 — A bill 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: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1906 — A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance to eligible entities to provide and coordinate the provision of suicide prevention services for veterans at risk of suicide and veteran families through the award of grants to such entities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

H.Res.455 — Expressing support for the designation of the month of June 2019 as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month” and June 27, 2019, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3379 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to shorten the exclusivity period for brand name biological products from 12 to 5 years; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3386 — To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require hospitals and critical access hospitals to provide uninsured individuals with access to the lowest negotiated rate for items and services furnished to such individuals; Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3396 — To expand the research activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.258 — A resolution expressing support for the designation of May 2019 as “National Brain Tumor Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.

S.1921 — A bill to provide that primary care services provided by the National Health Service Corps may include palliative care services; Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1925 — A bill to authorize State opioid response grants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1926 — A bill to increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV; Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1928 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the enrollment of retiring individuals in the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1934 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for persons disabled by treatment under the Veterans Community Care Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1935 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that working families have access to affordable health insurance coverage; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1936 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect coverage for screening mammography, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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