POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5232 — To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to remove barriers to access to residential substance use disorder treatment services under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP); Sponsor: Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5233 — To extend the temporary scheduling order issued by Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration to schedule fentanyl-related substances under the Controlled Substances Act; Sponsor: Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.R.5238 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to include digital breast tomosynthesis as a primary and preventative health care service under the military health system and the TRICARE program; Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [DPA-6]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.5239 — To require reporting on prescription drug expenditures under group health plans and on prescription drug price changes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5242 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from treating any Medicaid-related funds recovered from one or more pharmaceutical companies or drug distributors with respect to opioid litigation as an overpayment under such title, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5246 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a Health in All Policies Demonstration Project, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.5249 — To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to support women, infants, and children impacted by substance use disorder, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

S.Res.436 — A resolution supporting the goals, activities, and ideals of Prematurity Awareness Month; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.437 — A resolution expressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd [R-IN] (Introduced 11/21/2019); Latest Action: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.2927 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide that the authority of the Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to make certain research endowments applies with respect to both current and former centers of excellence, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2943 — A bill 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: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2944 — A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to include digital breast tomosynthesis as a primary and preventative health care service under the military health system and the TRICARE program; Sponsor: Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services

S.2958 — A bill to provide the Food and Drug Administration with authority to conduct microbial sampling on concentrated animal feeding operations as necessary to facilitate a foodborne illness outbreak investigation, determine the root cause of an outbreak of foodborne illness, or address other public health needs; Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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