POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.888 — Supporting the designation of March 2020 as Endometriosis Awareness Month; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6132 — To address social determinants of health for women in the prenatal and postpartum periods, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Agriculture; Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor

H.R.6135 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require Exchanges to establish network adequacy standards for qualified health plans; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6136 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6137 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6138 — To improve maternal health outcomes, especially for underserved populations, through investments in technology, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6139 — To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an emergency temporary standard that requires certain employers to develop and implement a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect employees in the health care sectors and other employees at elevated risk from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3]; Committees: House - Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.6141 — To improve maternity care coordination provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.6142 — To end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Judiciary; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.6143 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve maternal mental and behavioral health outcomes with a particular focus on outcomes for minority women, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6144 — To make investments in community-based organizations and other initiatives to prevent maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, especially for Black women, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6147 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of hearing aids and related hearing services; Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means H.R.6148 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand benefits available under the TRICARE Extended Health Care Option program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.6149 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to enhance reporting requirements for nonexpansion States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cunningham, Joe [D-SC-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6150 — 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: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Education and Labor; House Administration; Oversight and Reform; Judiciary

H.R.6151 — To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permanently extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6155 — To amend the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 to make improvements with respect to the transition of biological products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6159 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to renew the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6164 — To grow and diversify the perinatal workforce, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6165 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve data collection with respect to maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

H.R.6166 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize and support the creation and dissemination of cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk assessment materials and resources to identify more at-risk families, to authorize research and surveillance activities relating to cardiomyopathy, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6173 — 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 cover COVID-19 testing without cost sharing; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6178 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a demonstration program to facilitate the clinical adoption of pregnancy intention screening initiatives by health care and social service providers; Sponsor: Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6179 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration project to increase access to biosimilar biological products under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.3424 — A bill to end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3432 — A bill to support the advanced manufacturing technologies program of the Food and Drug Administration, to establish National Centers of Excellence in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.896 — Reaffirming support of fundamental United States principles at the United Nations and encouraging the World Health Organization to embrace technological advancements in tobacco control; Sponsor: Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs



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