POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.3436 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove cost-sharing responsibilities for chronic care management services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3439 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3443 — To clarify the regulatory framework with respect to certain nonprescription drugs that are marketed without an approved drug application, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3445 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the work geographic index floor under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3446 — To establish a National Commission on Fibrotic Diseases; Sponsor: Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3447 — To fully fund the Prevention and Public Health Fund and reaffirm the importance of prevention in the United States healthcare system; Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3453 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for contributions to the Alzheimer’s Research and Caregiving Trust Fund, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor

S.1944 — A bill to fully fund the Prevention and Public Health Fund and reaffirm the importance of prevention in the United States healthcare system; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1948 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit high deductible health plans to provide chronic disease prevention services to plan enrollees prior to satisfying their plan deductible; Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.3460 — To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases through coordinated international efforts; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.R.3461 — To establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

S.1960 — A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives; Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.3495 — 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: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3496 — To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, States and units of local government to develop, implement, or expand 1 or more programs to provide medication-assisted treatment to individuals who have opioid use disorder and are incarcerated within the jurisdictions of the States or units of local government; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.3502 — To amend the Public Health Service Act and title XI of the Social Security Act to protect health care consumers from surprise billing practices, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor

H.R.3520 — To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3523 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs, Oversight and Reform, Natural Resources

S.1983 — A bill to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, States and units of local government to develop, implement, or expand 1 or more programs to provide medication-assisted treatment to individuals who have opioid use disorder and are incarcerated within the jurisdictions of the States or units of local government; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.1987 — A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1989 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency of Medicare secondary payer reporting information, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1993 — A bill to restrict Federal funding for health care entities that do not respect all human life and patient rights; Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1995 — A bill to establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing foodborne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to foodborne illness and the chronic health outcomes associated with foodborne illnesses, improving the surveillance of foodborne pathogens (including foodborne pathogens identified as antibiotic resistant), and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

H.Res.467 — Recognizing the essential contributions of frontline health workers to strengthening the United States national security and economic prosperity, sustaining and expanding progress on global health, and saving the lives of millions of women, men, and children around the world; Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.Res.470 — Expressing support for the designation of October 1, 2019, as “National Health Literacy Day” to recognize the value of health literacy in transforming and improving health and health care for all people in the United States; Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3525 — To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to establish uniform processes for medical screening of individuals interdicted between ports of entry, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Homeland Security



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