POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


S.2201 — A bill to manage supply chain risk through counterintelligence training, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

H.Res.494 — Expressing support for the designation of September 2021 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to complications from sickle cell disease and conditions related to sickle cell disease; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.495 — Calling for sickle cell trait research, surveillance, and public education and awareness, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4074 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of supplemental benefits to certain Medicare Advantage enrollees; Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4098 — 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: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4101 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure that non-animal methods are prioritized, where applicable and feasible, in proposals for all research to be conducted or supported by the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4110 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide hereditary cancer genetic testing for individuals with a history of a hereditary cancer gene mutation in a blood relative or a personal or ancestral history suspicious for hereditary cancer, and to provide coverage of certain cancer screenings or preventive surgeries that would reduce the risk for individuals with a germline (inherited) mutation associated with a high risk of developing a preventable cancer; Sponsor: Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.Res.289 — A resolution designating June 2021 as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month” and June 27, 2021, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.Res.290 — A resolution encouraging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to review and update its guidance relating to mask wearing in confined places; Sponsor: Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.295 — A resolution designating June 15, 2021, as “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day” and the month of June as “Elder Abuse Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.2203 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes outpatient self-management training services, to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the provision of virtual diabetes outpatient self-management training services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2209 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of in vitro clinical tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2210 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to expand access to home and community-based services (HCBS) under Medicaid, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2214 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the ability of Medicare and Medicaid providers to access the National Practitioner Data Bank for the purpose of conducting employee background checks; Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2226 — A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize a special behavioral health program for Indians, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Indian Affairs

S.2235 — A bill 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: Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2236 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide an option for first responders age 50 to 64 who are separated from service due to retirement or disability to buy into Medicare; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2238 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2257 — A bill to provide Federal support for nonprofit generic and essential medicine and device manufacturers to increase the availability of drugs and devices in order to reduce drug or device shortages and drug and device costs; Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2275 — A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to build safer, thriving communities, and save lives, by investing in effective community-based violence reduction initiatives, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.2283 — A bill to improve the Veterans Crisis Line of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.2297 — A bill to improve global health, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

S.2304 — A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require that direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs and biological products include an appropriate disclosure of pricing information; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.4114 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide equal coverage of in vitro specific IgE tests and percutaneous tests for allergies under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4118 — To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to build safer, thriving communities, and save lives, by investing in effective community-based violence reduction initiatives, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4]; Committees: House - Judiciary; Education and Labor

H.R.4121 — To codify a final rule issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to fraud and abuse and the removal of safe harbor protection for certain drug rebates, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4123 — To codify certain rules related to health reimbursement arrangements and other account-based group health plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Dan [R-NC-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means

H.R.4124 — To establish the “Biomedical Innovation Fund”, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D- NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Rules; Budget

H.R.4127 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4128 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of in vitro clinical tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4131 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to expand access to home and community-based services (HCBS) under Medicaid, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4148 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide an option for first responders age 50 to 64 who are separated from service due to retirement or disability to buy into Medicare; Sponsor: Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4151 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.4158 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to eliminate cost sharing with respect to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug under the Medicare program or as a covered outpatient drug under the Medicaid program; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means



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