POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


H.R.7293 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide best practices on student suicide awareness and prevention training and condition State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and tribal educational agencies receiving funds under section 520A of such Act to establish and implement a school-based student suicide awareness and prevention training policy; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7296 — To require any COVID-19 drug developed in whole or in part with Federal support to be affordable and accessible by prohibiting monopolies and price gouging, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [DIL-9]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary; Energy and Commerce; Armed Services

S.4037 — A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to protect the credit of patients with substantial medical bills; Sponsor: Sen. Loeffler, Kelly [R-GA]; Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.4039 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the permissible first-dollar coverage of telehealth services for purposes of health savings accounts; Sponsor: Sen. Loeffler, Kelly [R-GA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4043 — A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to develop a comprehensive database and repository on military aviators and conduct a study on such aviators to determine the incidence of cancer diagnosis and mortality among such aviators, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services

S.4050 — A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prioritize contracts necessary to promote pandemic preparedness and response, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

S.4055 — A bill to address health workforce shortages and disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic through additional funding for the National Health Service Corps and the Nurse Corps, and to establish a National Health Service Corps Emergency Service demonstration project; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4058 — A bill to authorize grants to address substance use during COVID-19; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4059 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, community-based entities, and primary care and behavioral health organizations to address behavioral health needs caused by the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.7308 — To authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology; Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Armed Services; Agriculture

H.R.7316 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment or operation of a center to be known as the Emergency Mental Health and Substance Use Training and Technical Assistance Center; Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7323 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 190-day lifetime limit on inpatient psychiatric hospital services under the Medicare Program; Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7338 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive requirements relating to the furnishing of telehealth services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.7368 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the process by which a member of the Armed Forces may be referred for a mental health evaluation; Sponsor: Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]; Committees: House - Armed Services

S.4088 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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