POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5534 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for extended months of Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.5551 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title 5, United States Code, to require group health plans, health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage, and Federal Employees Health Benefits Program health benefits plans to meet certain requirements with respect to medical child support orders, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means

S.3152 — A bill to require the Federal Communications Commission to incorporate data on maternal health outcomes into its broadband health maps; Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

H.R.5555 — To make certain improvements in the provision of medical care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.5556 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct an analysis of the need for women-specific programs that treat and rehabilitate women veterans with drug and alcohol dependency and to carry out a pilot program regarding such programs; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3161 — A bill to establish the “Biomedical Innovation Fund”, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3162 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Office of Drug Manufacturing; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3163 — A bill to authorize the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3166 — A bill to lower the cost of drugs for all Americans; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3169 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a Health in All Policies Demonstration Project, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.5566 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow all individuals to contribute to health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davidson, Warren [R-OH-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5570 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a review of the deaths of certain veterans who died by suicide, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.5572 — To establish a grant program for family community organizations that provide support for individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families; Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.3179 — A bill to establish a grant program for family community organizations that provide support for individuals struggling with substance use disorder and their families; Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3180 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to restrict direct-to-consumer drug advertising; Sponsor: Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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