POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.6193 — 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 benefits under such plan or such coverage for a 30-day refill of prescription drugs to individuals who reside in emergency areas during emergency periods; Sponsor: Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6201 — Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]; Committees: House - Appropriations; Budget; Ways and Means

H.R.6205 — To amend the Trade Act of 1974 to provide adjustment assistance to certain workers adversely affected by disruptions in global supply chains from the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.6206 — To provide that the President may provide additional Federal assistance for an emergency related to a public health emergency, including a pandemic or virus threat, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19]; Committees: House - Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.6209 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program to allow qualified group practices to furnish certain items and services at qualified skilled nursing facilities to individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B of the Medicare program to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6213 — To provide for coverage (without cost sharing or utilization management requirements) under group health plans and individual and group health insurance coverage of testing for COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

S.3436 — A bill 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: Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

S.3437 — A bill to reauthorize certain programs regarding rural health care; Sponsor: Sen. Loeffler, Kelly [R-GA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3438 — A bill to reauthorize the telehealth network and telehealth resource centers grant programs; Sponsor: Sen. Loeffler, Kelly [R-GA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3439 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit high deductible health plans to divide the deductible between medical and drug costs for purposes of qualifying for health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3442 — A bill to require private health insurers to cover related to COVID-19 without cost-sharing and to provide for special enrollment periods for individuals diagnosed with COVID-19; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3443 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide Medicaid coverage for all pregnant and postpartum women, to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for services provided by doulas, midwives, and lactation consultants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3447 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program to allow qualified group practices to furnish certain items and services at qualified skilled nursing facilities to individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B of the Medicare program to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.6214 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of testing for COVID-19 at no cost sharing under the Medicare Advantage program; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6218 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify congressional intent and preserve patient access to home infusion therapy under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.6220 — To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to provide for leave with respect to a public health emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3]; Committees: House - Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform; House Administration

H.R.6222 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for coverage of items, services, and immunizations relating to the diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19 under group health plans and health insurance coverage within 15 days of the issuance of a recommendation from the United States Preventive Services Task Force or the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6231 — To ensure affordable coverage of certain vaccines and testing services under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage during the COVID-19 public health emergency; Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6232 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the National Disaster Medical System, to provide for certain laboratory reimbursement for diagnostic testing for COVID-19 in uninsured individuals; Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6237 — To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to clarify the requirement of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to reimburse the Indian Health Service for certain health care services; Sponsor: Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]; Committees: House - Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6238 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restore the amount of the orphan drug tax credit, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6244 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX to provide for coverage at no cost sharing of COVID-19 testing under the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6253 — To expand certain securities exemptions to respond to COVID-19, to establish an X-prize for creating an effective COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10]; Committees: House - Financial Services; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6258 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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