POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.488 — Supporting the designation of July 2019 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.275 — A resolution calling for international ethical standards in genome editing research. Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

S.Res.276 — A resolution designating July 15, 2019, as “National Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day” and the month of July 2019 as “National Sarcoma Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.2116 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.3753 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3756 — To ensure that pre-apprenticeship programs are considered when planning health professions opportunity grant career pathway demonstration projects; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.3762 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve health care coverage under vision and dental plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3767 — To ensure an evidence-based funding approach to study the effects of health professions opportunity grant demonstration projects, and to evaluate the demonstration projects; Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R. 3771 – To establish an interagency One Health Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D- OR-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources, Foreign Affairs

H.R.3772 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equitable payment for, and preserve Medicare beneficiary access to, diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals under the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3778 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize certain grants (for youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies) to be used for school personnel in elementary and secondary schools and students in secondary schools to receive student suicide awareness and prevention training, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor

H.R.3781 — To increase the minimum levels of financial responsibility for transporting property, and to index future increases to changes in inflation relating to medical care; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.3784 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title XI of the Social Security Act to prohibit surprise billing with respect to air ambulance services; Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3796 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that coverage under Medicare is permissible for purposes of contributions to health savings accounts; Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.3797 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to make marijuana accessible for use by qualified marijuana researchers for medical purposes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.3798 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for limitations on copayments for contraception furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3805 — To reform prescription drug pricing and reduce out-of-pocket costs by ensuring consumers benefit from negotiated rebates; Sponsor: Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3812 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to approval of abbreviated new drug applications; Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3813 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that certain health care contractors of the Department of Veterans Affairs are subject to Federal tort claims laws, to improve the accountability of physicians of the Department, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3815 — To increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV; Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Reform, Veterans’ Affairs, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Armed Services, Financial Services



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