POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4248 — A bill to establish a grant program to provide funds for health care entities to establish or improve bias and anti-racism training to help reduce racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 testing, treatment, health outcomes, and vaccine access; Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4249 — A bill to ensure the protection of human genetic information collected as a result of diagnostic testing for COVID-19; Sponsor: Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4253 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the listing of patents in the Orange Book; Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.7718 — To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.7722 — To limit the price of insulin drugs accessible for participants, beneficiaries, and enrollees enrolled in group or individual health insurance coverage and group health plans and for uninsured individuals who have diabetes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.7723 — To establish the position of Interagency Coordinator for Behavioral Health to coordinate the programs and activities of the Federal Government relating to mental health, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7732 — 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 the virus that causes COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.655 — A resolution declaring racism a public health crisis; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4259 — A bill to codify a statutory definition for long-term care pharmacies; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4262 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop an action plan, make targeted grants, and develop public awareness campaigns with respect to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on racial and ethnic minorities and other vulnerable populations; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4264 — A bill to require personal protective equipment to be acquired from domestic producers for the Strategic National Stockpile; Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4269 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve maternal health and promote safe motherhood; Sponsor: Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4274 — A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to exclude discounts for covered part D drugs from the antikickback prohibition, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4282 — A bill to amend the Community Mental Health Service Block Grant to authorize a set-aside for crisis care services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4289 — A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to collect, analyze, and report qualitative and quantitative data on the use of telehealth during the COVID-19 public health emergency; Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd [RIN]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.1064 — Supporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color (“BIPOC”) Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.7750 — To prohibit unfair or deceptive acts or practices in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7757 — To codify a statutory definition for long-term care pharmacies; Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.7758 — To provide for assistance to rural health, education, and public safety facilities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]; Committees: House – Agriculture

H.R.7759 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to forgive the repayment, extend the timeline of repayment, and lower the interest rate of Medicare hospital accelerated payments made during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [RMO-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7760 — To make a supplemental appropriation for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020; Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7]; Committees: House - Budget; Appropriations

H.R.7767 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for credits against tax for domestic medical and drug manufacturing and advanced medical manufacturing equipment; Sponsor: Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

S.Res.657 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color (“BIPOC”) Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020; Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4295 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure access to certain drugs and devices under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4313 — A bill to establish a grant program for purposes of providing training to physicians on the health effects of exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4315 — A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to conduct testing and contact tracing for COVID-19, and related activities such as supported isolation, through mobile health units and, as necessary, at individuals’ residences, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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