POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.936 — To direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist States and local governments with the distribution and tracking of vaccines for COVID-19, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national program to oversee the collection and maintenance of all Federal and State data on vaccinations of individuals in the United States for COVID-19 to achieve mass vaccination saturation immunity, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.937 — To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to integrate telehealth models in maternity care services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.941 — To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.943 — To address social determinants of maternal health with respect to pregnant and postpartum individuals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Agriculture; Education and Labor

H.R.944 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program to encourage specialty medicine physicians to serve in rural communities experiencing a shortage of specialty medicine physicians, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.945 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinary care provider models, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI- 4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.948 — To improve maternal health outcomes for incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]; Committees: House - Judiciary; Energy and Commerce

H.R.949 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for additional funding for teaching health centers graduate medical education; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.950 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL- 9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.951 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a national campaign to increase awareness of the importance of maternal vaccinations for the health of pregnant and postpartum individuals and their children, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.952 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to suspend for 2020 the recapture of overpayment of advanced premium tax credit; Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.953 — To provide for the establishment of a COVID-19 containment and mitigation for essential workers program for assisting small businesses and employee representatives of essential workers to reopen or operate consistent with guidance and practices intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.957 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to protect vulnerable mothers and babies from climate change risks, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.958 — To codify maternity care coordination programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.959 — To end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Financial Services; Transportation and Infrastructure; Education and Labor; Judiciary; Natural Resources; Agriculture; Veterans’ Affairs

S.J.Res.7 — A joint resolution disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020; Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.274 — A bill 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: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.275 — A bill to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit; Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.281 — A bill to authorize the appropriation of funds to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for conducting or supporting research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.286 — A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal coronavirus vaccine; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.287 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to States to educate providers, managed care entities, and other insurers about the value and process of delivering respectful maternal health care through diverse and multidisciplinary care provider models, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D- WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.288 — A bill to reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.289 — A bill to authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.290 — A bill to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to require the President to designate an employee of the National Security Council to be responsible for pandemic prevention and response, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.296 — A bill to limit funding for the World Health Organization, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R- FL]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

S.298 — A bill to require the Government Accountability Office to study the role pharmaceutical benefit managers play in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.302 — A bill to establish a program to support county and municipal government entities in reducing the spread of COVID-19 through standardized testing and evaluation measures, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R- FL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.304 — A bill to provide targeted funding for States and other eligible entities through the Social Services Block Grant program to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers, medically complex children, and low-income adults or adults with disabilities who rely on adult incontinence materials and supplies place on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child care options available for infants and toddlers who lack sufficient diapers and diapering supplies, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.116 — Recognizing the benefits of vitamin D intake for preventing respiratory infection and COVID-19 complications, and to encourage the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration to issue guidance on vitamin D intake for elderly and immunocompromised individuals during the coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.975 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require coverage under Medicare PDPs and MA-PD plans, without the imposition of cost sharing or utilization management requirements, of drugs intended to treat COVID-19 during certain emergencies; Sponsor: Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs

H.R.976 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to expand, enhance, and improve applicable public health data systems used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D- FL-14]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform; Energy and Commerce

H.R.979 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a weekly report on COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.986 — To provide support for a robust global response to the COVID-19 pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.1000 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for infection control support to skilled nursing facilities through contracts with quality improvement organizations; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1001 — To amend the Community Mental Health Service Block Grant to authorize a set-aside for crisis care services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1002 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the debarment of certain registrants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.R.1014 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a veteran who has a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder; Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Gregory [R-NC- 3]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1024 — To establish the Office of COVID-19 Supply Chain Resiliency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1025 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to renew the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D- WA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1026 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require dispensers of certain opioids and opiates to affix on the container or package thereof a clear, concise warning that the opioid or opiate can cause dependence, addiction, and overdose, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary



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