POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd. 2


H.R.3380 — To amend chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code (popularly referred to as the Buy American Act), and certain other laws with respect to certain waivers under those laws, to provide greater transparency regarding exceptions to domestic sourcing requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform; Transportation and Infrastructure; Financial Services

H.R.3400 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to reimburse veterans for the cost of emergency medical transportation to a Federal facility, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3401 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the non-applicability of non-Department of Veterans Affairs covenants not to compete to the appointment of certain Veterans Health Administration personnel, to permit the Veterans Health Administration to make contingent appointments, and to require certain Veterans Health Administration physicians to complete residency training; Sponsor: Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3407 — To improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.3424 — To establish a global zoonotic disease task force, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY- 6]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.R.3432 — To require the Secretary of Education to enter into an agreement with the National Academies to conduct a study on the possible mental health effects of a lockdown drill or active shooter drill in elementary and secondary schools, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.3434 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the treatment of the United States territories under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.3436 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to exempt certain direct primary care arrangements from regulation as health insurance coverage; Sponsor: Rep. Rosendale Sr., Matthew M. [R-MT-At Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3437 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to guarantee BioBonds in order to provide funding for loans to eligible biomedical companies and universities to carry out clinical trials approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3441 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions to help combat the substance use disorder crisis; Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3447 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand accessibility to certain telehealth services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.3450 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a higher Federal matching rate for increased expenditures under Medicaid for behavioral health services (including those related to mental health and substance use), and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3452 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate copayments by the Department of Veterans Affairs for medicines relating to preventive health services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs



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