POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.6068 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study on the health outcomes of the use of e-cigarettes during pregnancy, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6070 — To establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism, infectious disease, and noncommunicable emerging threats, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Torres Small, Xochitl [D-NM-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs

S.3374 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records; Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3376 — A bill to amend title XX of the Social Security Act to provide low-income individuals with opportunities to enter and follow a career pathway in the health professions, to extend and expand demonstration projects, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3380 — A bill to improve patient safety by supporting State-based quality improvement efforts and through enhanced data collection and reporting, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3383 — A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that preexisting condition exclusions with respect to enrollment in health insurance coverage and group health plans continue to be prohibited; Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3384 — A bill to allow for negotiation of prices for certain covered Medicare part D drugs, to allow for importation by individuals of prescription drugs from Canada, to preserve access to affordable generics and biosimilars, to increase the use of real-time benefit tools to lower beneficiary costs, to establish a manufacturer discount program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.6075 — To expand and improve access to trauma-informed mental health interventions for newly arriving immigrants at the border, to alleviate the stress of and provide education for border agents, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]; Committees: House - Judiciary; Homeland Security

H.R.6080 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to reduce drug shortages and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6090 — To provide for a new building period with respect to the cap on full-time equivalent residents for purposes of payment for graduate medical education costs under the Medicare program for certain hospitals that have established a shortage specialty program; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.529 — A resolution designating February 29, 2020, as “Rare Disease Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.

S.3385 — A bill to strengthen the use of patient-experience data within the benefit-risk framework for approval of new drugs; Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3390 — A bill to provide for a new building period with respect to the cap on full-time equivalent residents for purposes of payment for graduate medical education costs under the Medicare program for certain hospitals that have established a shortage specialty program; Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3392 — A bill to expand and improve access to trauma-informed mental health interventions for newly arriving immigrants at the border, to alleviate the stress of and provide education for border agents, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

H.R.6092 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a national clinical pathway for prostate cancer, access to life-saving extending precision clinical trials and research, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Dunn, Neal P. [R-FL-2]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.6098 — To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to allow States to expand income eligibility standards under the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6102 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of in vitro clinical tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.3399 — A bill to extend the Frontier Community Health Integration Project Demonstration; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3404 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of in vitro clinical tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3408 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the placement of veterans in non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently; Sponsor: Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3415 — A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families; Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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