POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.810 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam to include hypertension, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.815 — A bill to amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to extend the covered period for the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]; Committees: Senate - Small Business and Entrepreneurship

H.R.1955 — To temporarily modify the application of the sequester under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Donalds, Byron [R-FL-19]; Committees: House – Budget

H.R.1956 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to expand and expedite access to cardiac rehabilitation programs and pulmonary rehabilitation programs under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.1957 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide coverage for infertility treatment and standard fertility preservation services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1969 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to address disparity in Medicare Advantage benchmark rates for regions with low Medicare fee-for-service penetration; Sponsor: Resident Commissioner Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1972 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the list of diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents for which there is a presumption of service connection for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam to include hypertension, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.1976 — To establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program; Sponsor: Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Rules; Oversight and Reform; Armed Services; Judiciary

H.R.1978 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide information regarding vaccines for seniors as part of the Medicare & You handbook and to ensure that the treatment of cost sharing for vaccines under Medicare part D is consistent with the treatment of vaccines under Medicare part B, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.1985 — 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: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1990 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect beneficiaries with limb loss and other orthopedic conditions by providing access to appropriate, safe, effective, patient-centered orthotic and prosthetic care, to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse with respect to orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.826 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits; Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.828 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Barrasso, John [R-WY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.833 — A bill to amend XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate fair prescription drug prices under part D of the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.834 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.844 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care; Sponsor: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.849 — A bill to require the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency to conduct a study to identify supply chains critical to national security, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]; Committees: Senate - Intelligence (Select)

S.851 — A bill to address social determinants of maternal health; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.852 — A bill to provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.861 — A bill to establish an interagency One Health Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D- MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.868 — A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title and waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals with Huntington’s disease; Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.869 — A bill to establish the Office of Supply Chain Preparedness within the Department of Commerce to manage the partnership of the United States with private industry and State and local governments with respect to the manufacturing of critical resources, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.870 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.1999 — To delay and offset the sequester under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 as a result of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform; Budget; Education and Labor

H.R.2006 — To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States to expand or maintain a strategic stockpile of products deemed to be essential in the event of a public health emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2007 — To provide for research and education with respect to uterine fibroids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2010 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option; Sponsor: Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2032 — To direct the President to use authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure an adequate supply equipment necessary for limiting the spread of COVID-19, to require the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency to establish a system for States and localities to access covered items during a covered emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]; Committees: House - Armed Services; Financial Services

H.R.2035 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.2036 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, in consultation with the Secretary of State, to formulate a strategy for entering into agreements with foreign countries to develop and commercialize new drugs to address pandemics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.R.2041 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances; Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.R.2050 — To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title and waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals with Huntington’s disease; Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.2054 — To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for certain health coverage of newborns; Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA- 45]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.2061 — To establish an interagency One Health Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D- OR-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture; Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs

H.R.2067 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to require physicians and other prescribers of controlled substances to complete training on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.R.2071 — To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT- At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.2073 — To place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]; Committees: House - Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce



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