POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.4913 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require PDP sponsors of a prescription drug plan under part D of the Medicare program that use a formulary to include certain generic drugs and biosimilar biological products on such formulary, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4914 — To provide for the issuance of the Diabetes Prevention Semipostal Stamp, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4925 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to support community-based coverage entities to carry out a coverage program that provides to qualifying individuals health coverage and educational and occupational training, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.4932 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.2740 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the regulatory framework with respect to certain nonprescription drugs that are marketed without an approved new drug application, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2741 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2747 — A bill to amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to authorize assistance for increasing workforce diversity in the professions of physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2751 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to innovative new medical devices furnished to individuals with end stage renal disease under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a new device add-on payment adjustment under such part; Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.4938 — To amend title XVIII to strengthen ambulance services furnished under part B of the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4945 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude ventilators from competitive acquisition programs under the Medicare program for 5years, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4946 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4949 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish qualifications for the human resources positions within the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4955 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the meaning of a new chemical entity; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4963 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify how controlled substance analogues that are imported or offered for import are to be regulated, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

S.Res.396 — A resolution designating October 2019 as “National Health Literacy Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.Res.405 — A resolution expressing support for the designation of October as “Brain Health Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2764 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify how controlled substance analogues that are imported or offered for import are to be regulated, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary



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