POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.926 — Recognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2020, as “Black Maternal Health Week” to bring national attention to the United States maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women and birthing persons; Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.927 — Recognizing the heroism of our Nation’s essential employees, including drivers, tradesmen, convenience store workers, manufacturers, airport workers, restaurant employees, farmers, energy employees, public utility workers, and others during the COVID-19 pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.6516 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the acceptance of gifts for the Strategic National Stockpile, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6517 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the transfer to any Federal department or agency, on a reimbursable basis, any drugs, vaccines and other biological products, medical devices, and other supplies in the Strategic National Stockpile, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6518 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program of risk corridors for health insurance issuers offering health insurance coverage in the individual or small group market for certain plan years; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6521 — To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking certain actions with respect to Medicaid supplemental payments reporting requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6522 — To amend the Small Business Act to include certain business and labor organizations in the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.6531 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the use of the Strategic National Stockpile to enhance medical supply chain elasticity and establish and maintain domestic reserves of critical medical supplies, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6532 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a special enrollment period during the COVID-19 emergency period and to carry out outreach and educational activities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6533 — To authorize the Secretary of Defense to share with State and local health authorities the practices of, and lessons learned by, the military health system for the prevention of infant and maternal mortality; Sponsor: Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]; Committees: House - Armed Services; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6538 — To provide for a temporary increase in Federal financial participation under the Medicaid program for telehealth services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6539 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase Federal support to State Medicaid programs during economic downturns, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6541 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for maintaining adequate supplies in Strategic National Stockpile, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services

H.R.6545 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an age rating adjustment to the applicable percentage used to determine the credit for coverage under qualified health plans; Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.6556 — To require certain civil penalties to be transferred to a fund through which amounts are made available for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services

H.Res.933 — Recognizing COVID-19 frontline workers; Sponsor: Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6559 — To require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promulgate an emergency temporary standard to protect employees from occupational 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

H.R.6561 — To authorize the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out a Social Determinants of Health Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6568 — To require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage without imposing any cost sharing requirements for certain items and services furnished during any portion of the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.6569 — To provide that certain public hospitals are eligible for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.6572 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to carry out a national campaign to increase awareness and knowledge of COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6577 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or contracts to public or private entities to carry out a national awareness campaign to increase factual awareness and knowledge of COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6578 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Program; Sponsor: Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6583 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a risk corridor program for Medicare Advantage plans during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce



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