POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


S.2892 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions to help combat the opioid crisis; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2895 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to more effectively regulate selective androgen receptor modulators, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.2897 — A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to reauthorize the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2901 — A bill to establish within the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services a special task force on ensuring Medicare beneficiary access to innovative diabetes technologies and services; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.719 — Supporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day; Sponsor: Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5189 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Medicaid demonstration program to develop and advance innovative payment models for freestanding birth center services for women with a low-risk pregnancy, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5190 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance for health centers and rural health clinics to implement electronic provider consultation and related telemedicine services; Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5192 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers to include on any insurance card issued by such plan or issuer information on the nearest in-network hospital or urgent care facility; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.5196 — To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit a separate segregated fund of a corporation which is engaged in the manufacture of opioids from making contributions or expenditures in connection with elections for Federal office, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19]; Committees: House - House Administration

H.R.5198 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act regarding the patient medication information required to be included in the labeling of prescription drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5199 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to expand the capacity to improve health outcomes and increase access to specialized care; Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5200 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for prostate cancer screenings without the imposition of cost-sharing requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5201 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.5204 — To direct the Secretary of Education to study student mental health at institutions of higher education and to issue guidance on compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act for mental health and substance use disorder policies of institutions of higher education, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

S.2902 — A bill to enhance the rural health workforce, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2905 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with prediabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2907 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of medical nutrition therapy services for individuals with eating disorders under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2911 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide a monthly out-of-pocket cost sharing maximum for enrollees who incur a significant portion of costs for covered part D drugs towards the annual out-of-pocket threshold during a month; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.726 — Expressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month; Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [RIN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.729 — Encouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism; Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services

H.R.5212 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the benchmarking process for the Medicare Shared Savings Program; Sponsor: Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5216 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5224 — To codify certain rules related to health reimbursement arrangements and other account-based group health plans; Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Dan [R-NC-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means

H.R.5230 — To amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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