POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


S.1287 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require manufacturers of certain single-dose vial drugs payable under part B of the Medicare program to provide refunds with respect to amounts of such drugs discarded, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1292 — A bill to develop a non-opioid pain management directive indicating to health care professionals and emergency medical services personnel that an individual with respect to whom a form has been executed must not be administered an opioid or offered a prescription for an opioid, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1296 — A bill to require a pilot program on activities under the Transition Assistance Program for a reduction in suicide among veterans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

H.Res.341 — Urging the promotion of equity in the distribution and allocation of COVID-19 vaccines among Hispanic, Black, Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, and Native American communities; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2720 — To provide for domestic sourcing of personal protective equipment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Homeland Security; Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform

H.R.2731 — To establish a new Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation, to establish a regional technology hub program, to require a strategy and report on economic security, science, research, innovation, manufacturing, and job creation, to establish a critical supply chain resiliency program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2734 — To improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services

H.R.2745 — To provide incentives for businesses to keep jobs in America, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform; Armed Services

H.R.2749 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to update the Lethal Means Safety and Suicide Prevention training course of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL- 14]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

S.Res.172 — A resolution declaring racism a public health crisis; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.174 — A resolution designating April 2021 as “Parkinson’s Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D- MI]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.Res.175 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week; Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1301 — A bill to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of physical activity recommendations for Americans; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH];Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1306 — A bill to provide for domestic sourcing of personal protective equipment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.1307 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enforce licensure and related requirements for health care professionals of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS];Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1309 — A bill to provide payments for home health services furnished via visual or audio telecommunications systems during an emergency period; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1312 — A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage for individuals with metastatic breast cancer and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1315 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1323 — A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1332 — A bill to amend title V of the Public Health Service Act; Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1333 — A bill to address maternal mortality and morbidity; Sponsor: Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1351 — A bill to strengthen the security and integrity of the United States scientific and research enterprise; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.1357 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health to make awards to outstanding scientists, including physician-scientists, to support researchers focusing on pediatric research, including basic, clinical, translational, or pediatric pharmacological research, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.344 — Declaring racism a public health crisis; Sponsor: Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

H.J.Res.44 — Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding health care; Sponsor: Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.3 — To establish a fair price negotiation program, protect the Medicare program from excessive price increases, and establish an out-of-pocket maximum for Medicare part D enrollees, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2754 — To authorize the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund to fund research of the symptoms of COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means Hart Health Strategies Inc. 11

H.R.2759 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of pharmacist services; Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.2767 — To clarify the eligibility for participation of peer support specialists in the furnishing of behavioral health integration services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2772 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on sugary drinks, to dedicate the revenues from such tax to the prevention, treatment, and research of diet-related health conditions in disproportionately impacted populations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.2778 — To require a pilot program on activities under the Transition Assistance Program for a reduction in suicide among veterans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez, Anthony [R-OH-16]; Committees: House - Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2799 — To amend the Small Business Act ensure duplicate loans are ineligible under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Perry, Scott [R-PA-10]; Committees: House - Small Business

H.R.2807 — To permit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-recognized virtual diabetes prevention program suppliers to be included in the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Expanded Model conducted by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation under section 1115A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1315a); Sponsor: Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.2808 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to Health Savings Accounts; Sponsor: Rep. Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [R-MT-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.2812 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities from using pre-dispute arbitration agreements with respect to residents of those facilities under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2815 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary payment increase under the Medicare program for certain biosimilar biological products to encourage the development and use of such products; Sponsor: Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.2829 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish reference prices for prescription drugs for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Armed Services; Veterans’ Affairs; Oversight and Reform; Natural Resources



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