POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.1868 — To prevent across-the-board direct spending cuts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]; Committees: House - Budget; Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.1872 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for Federal Exchange outreach and educational activities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1873 — To educate health care providers and the public on biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1874 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for additional requirements with respect to the navigator program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1875 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the short-term limited duration insurance exemption with respect to individual health insurance coverage; Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1878 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a health insurance affordability fund, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1880 — To amend the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to make permanent the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration; Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1885 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust certain rural health clinic payments under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.1887 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to rebase the calculation of payments for sole community hospitals and Medicare-dependent hospitals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.1888 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require a Federal medical assistance percentage of 100 percent for Indian health care providers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1890 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require Exchanges to establish network adequacy standards for qualified health plans and amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.748 — A bill to provide for an extension of the temporary suspension of Medicare sequestration during the COVID-19 public health emergency; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.749 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance tax benefits for research activities; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.754 — A bill to provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.756 — A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to ensure that preexisting condition exclusions with respect to enrollment in health insurance coverage and group health plans continue to be prohibited; Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.764 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage State Medicaid programs to provide community-based mobile crisis intervention services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.771 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify authorities relating to the collective bargaining of employees in the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.773 — A bill to enable certain hospitals that were participating in or applied for the drug discount program under section 340B of the Public Health Service Act prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency to temporarily maintain eligibility for such program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.777 — A bill to prohibit taxpayer-funded gender reassignment medical interventions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.778 — A bill to amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender reassignment medical interventions on minors, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.779 — A bill to provide that certain rules and guidance related to waivers for State innovation under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act shall have no force or effect; Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.782 — A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to modernize Federal nursing home protections and to enhance care quality and transparency for nursing home residents and their families; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.Res.242 — Raising awareness of the racial disparities in the impact of colorectal cancer on the Black community; Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1896 — To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for additional grants for States to conduct activities related to establishing American Health Benefit Exchanges; Sponsor: Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1899 — Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act of 2021; Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; Budget

H.R.1900 — To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the health care professionals, first responders, scientists, researchers, all essential workers, and individuals who provided care and services during the coronavirus pandemic; Sponsor: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.1905 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow the sponsor of a drug to use a non-animaltest as an alternative to an animal test for purposes of demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of a drug if such approach satisfies the requirements of the applicable statutes and regulations; Sponsor: Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1910 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances; Sponsor: Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.R.1914 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage State Medicaid programs to provide community- based mobile crisis intervention services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.1916 — To provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect; Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.1926 — To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender reassignment medical interventions on minors, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.1927 — To prohibit taxpayer-funded gender reassignment medical interventions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; Ways and Means

H.R.1946 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of multi-cancer early detection screening tests; Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.1948 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to modify authorities relating to the collective bargaining of employees in the Veterans Health Administration; Sponsor: Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

S.796 — A bill to codify maternity care coordination programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.800 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners and physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.801 — A bill to identify and address barriers to coverage of remote physiologic devices under State Medicaid programs to improve maternal and child health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R- LA]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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