POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


S.1544 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment under the Medicaid program of certain providers across State lines, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1548 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the diversity of participants in research on Alzheimer’s disease, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1556 — A bill to require a report on the feasibility and benefits of establishing a supply chain center of excellence; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.1567 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements in hospitals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1568 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide a waiver of the cap on annual payments for nursing and allied health education payments; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1573 — A bill to require Federal law enforcement and prison officials to obtain or provide immediate medical attention to individuals in custody who display medical distress; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

H.R.3085 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the diversity of participants in research on Alzheimer’s disease, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3087 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for custom fabricated breast prostheses following a mastectomy; Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.3089 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment under the Medicaid program of certain providers across State lines, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3108 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of medical nutrition therapy services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.3109 — 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: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.3117 — To require Federal law enforcement and prison officials to obtain or provide immediate medical attention to individuals in custody who display medical distress; Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.3124 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions; Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3125 — To enhance authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, to provide additional oversight of such authorities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.3126 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor; Oversight and Reform

S.Res.208 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2021; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.209 — A resolution recognizing the work and contributions of doulas towards improving pregnancy, birth, and postpartum outcomes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.

S.Res.210 — A resolution designating July 21, 2021, as “Glioblastoma Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.1574 — A bill to codify a statutory definition for long-term care pharmacies; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1575 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage appropriate prescribing under Medicaid for victims of opioid overdose; Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Pat [R-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1578 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for mental health professionals to relieve workforce shortages, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1585 — A bill to add suicide prevention resources to school identification cards; Sponsor: Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA]; Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.

S.1593 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the designation of general surgery shortage areas, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1594 — A bill to clarify the congressional intent behind the requirements relating to immediate suspension orders and corrective action plans under the Controlled Substances Act that were added by the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016; Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.1602 — A bill to make demonstration grants to eligible local educational agencies or consortia of eligible local educational agencies for the purpose of increasing the numbers of school nurses in public elementary schools and secondary schools; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.390 — Supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2021; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.391 — Supporting the designation of July 21, 2021, as “Glioblastoma Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3140 — To provide that an individual may not occupy the position of the Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for more than 12 years, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davidson, Warren [R-OH-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3145 — To require Executive agency review of occupational licensing requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Harshbarger, Diana [R-TN-1]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform; Education and Labor

H.R.3146 — To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure the supply of certain medical materials essential to national defense, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.3149 — To expand access to health care services for immigrants by removing legal and policy barriers to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.3150 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for mental health professionals to relieve workforce shortages, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3165 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements in hospitals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.1604 — A bill to codify the successes of rapid development of safe vaccines through Operation Warp Speed, for the next administration to use as a guide in the event of another pandemic; Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1615 — A bill to limit the scope of regulations issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to control communicable diseases, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Paul, Rand [R-KY]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1622 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option to provide coordinated care through a pregnancy medical home for high-risk pregnant women, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1623 — A bill 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: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1624 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a National Laboratory Biotechnology Programs to address biotechnology threats, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM]; Committees: Senate - Energy and Natural Resources

S.1634 — A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to determine whether to permit the use of enriched enrollment randomized withdrawal methodology with respect to clinical trials; Sponsor: Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1644 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a time-limited provisional approval pathway, subject to specific obligations, for certain drugs and biological products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1645 — A bill to provide for an accelerated approval pathway for certain drugs that are authorized to be lawfully marketed in other countries; Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.395 — Recognizing the work and contributions of doulas towards improving pregnancy, birth, and postpartum outcomes; Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3173 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish requirements with respect to the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3174 — To increase transparency and accountability with respect to establishing and operating temporary influx facilities of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pfluger, August [R- TX-11]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.3183 — 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: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.3203 — 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: Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3219 — To provide funding relating to COVID-19 for high Medicaid providers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House – Appropriations



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