POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont. 2


H.R.3527 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to assign the highest priority status for hospital care and medical services provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans who are former prisoners of war; Sponsor: Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affair

H.R.3530 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enforce the licensure requirement for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Sponsor: Rep. Cloud, Michael [R-TX-27]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3534 — To amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise the operations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3539 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop best practices for the establishment and use of behavioral intervention teams at schools, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3554 — To incentivize State reporting systems that allow mental health professionals to submit information on certain individuals deemed dangerous for purposes of prohibiting firearm possession by such individuals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]; Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3558 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on the state of hospital infrastructure in the United States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3565 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that eligibility to contribute to health savings accounts is not affected by receipt of, or payment for, hospital care or medical services under any law administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for both service connected and non-service connected disabilities to include hospital care medical services and extended care services; Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.3568 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to award grants to States to implement a tick identification pilot program; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3573 — To increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3580 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act and Public Health Service Act to improve the reporting of abortion data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3584 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain amendments relating to reporting requirements with respect to clinical diagnostic laboratory tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.1999 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide transitional coverage and retroactive Medicare part D coverage for certain low-income beneficiaries; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2004 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish insulin assistance programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2010 — A bill to increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; Sponsor: Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2020 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the use of telehealth services for remote imaging for chronic eye disease; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2047 — A bill to provide for a 2-week extension of the Medicaid community mental health services demonstration program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY]; Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.



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