POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.6616 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States to provide coverage under the Medicaid program for vaccines and treatment for COVID-19 for uninsured individuals without the imposition of cost sharing requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6618 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a database to facilitate the provision of health care services by a volunteer at a Federal or State agency during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6620 — To authorize grants to address substance use during COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6624 — To support supply chain innovation and multilateral security, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6631 — To direct the Secretary of Labor to establish an interagency task force on worker protection from COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.6634 — To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to ensure the extension of the telehealth waiver authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language-pathologists, and certain other providers; Sponsor: Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.6637 — To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture; Oversight and Reform; Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Judiciary; Budget; Veterans’ Affairs; Natural Resources; Armed Services; Homeland Security

H.R.6638 — To increase the annual funding for the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Fund, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Offices of Minority Health within the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to enable the United States and State departments of public health to better combat disparities that have emerged during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6640 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for COVID-19 at no cost sharing under the medicare advantage program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.6641 — To establish the Commission on the Strategic National Stockpile, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6644 — To require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for services furnished via telehealth if such services would be covered if furnished in-person during the COVID-19 emergency; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.6645 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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