POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


H.R.4566 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to award grants to States to implement a tick identification pilot program; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4571 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide mammography screening for veterans who served in locations associated with toxic exposure; Sponsor: Rep. Miller-Meeks, Mariannette [R-IA-2]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4572 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an age rating adjustment to the applicable percentage used to determine the credit for coverage under qualified health plans; Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.4575 — To amend the VA MISSION Act of 2018, to expand the peer specialist support program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to all medical centers of the Department, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA- 52]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4576 — To allow Americans to receive paid leave time to process and address their own health needs and the health needs of their partners during the period following a pregnancy loss, an unsuccessful round of intrauterine insemination or of an assisted reproductive technology procedure, a failed adoption arrangement, a failed surrogacy arrangement, or a diagnosis or event that impacts pregnancy or fertility, to support related research and education, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]; Committees: House - Education and Labor; House Administration; Oversight and Reform; Judiciary

H.R.4583 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to expand the requirement for States to suspend, rather than terminate, an individual’s eligibility for medical assistance under the State Medicaid plan while the individual is an inmate of a public institution, to apply to inmates of any age; Sponsor: Rep. Scott, Robert C. “Bobby” [D-VA-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4587 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise certain regulations in relation to the Medicare shared savings program and other advanced alternative payment arrangements to encourage participation in such program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

S.2411 — A bill to prevent surprise medical bills with respect to COVID-19 testing; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2412 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect coverage for screening mammography, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2413 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to expand the requirement for States to suspend, rather than terminate, an individual’s eligibility for medical assistance under the State Medicaid plan while the individual is an inmate of a public institution, to apply to inmates of any age; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward [D-MA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2415 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the use of retirement plan funds to obtain long- term care insurance, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Toomey, Patrick [R-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2416 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expedited coding and coverage of novel medical products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2422 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program supporting trauma center violence intervention and violence prevention programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Ben [D-MD]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2425 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure the provision of high-quality service through the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Reed, John [D-RI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.545 — Supporting the ideals of Bump Day, a global advocacy day for maternal health, and reaffirming United States leadership to end preventable maternal deaths in the United States and globally; Sponsor: Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Con.Res.42 — Expressing the sense of Congress that governmental entities should use a portion of the proceeds from litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors to increase participation in drug take back programs and for the safe disposal of collected, unused medicines; Sponsor: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4591 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress periodic reports on the costs of the Department of Veterans Affairs Electronic Health Record Modernization program; Sponsor: Rep. Mrvan, Frank J. [D- IN-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4595 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program to provide health care coverage to low-income adults in States that have not expanded Medicaid; Sponsor: Rep. Bourdeaux, Carolyn [D-GA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4612 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect coverage for screening mammography, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Veterans’ Affairs

S.2444 — A bill to provide for research and education with respect to uterine fibroids, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2448 — A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that, under certain circumstances, an interactive computer service provider that allows for the proliferation of health misinformation through that service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of that misinformation, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.2450 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a rural health center innovation awards program and a rural health department enhancement program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R- TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.4624 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4625 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify and improve the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4626 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to require an independent assessment of health care delivery systems and management processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs be conducted once every 10 years, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4627 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish standards and requirements for non-Department mental health care providers participating in Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4628 — To provide for the issuance of a Veterans Health Care Stamp; Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4636 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow parental choice in the selection of primary health insurance coverage or primary coverage under a group health plan for certain dependent children; Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Education and Labor

H.R.4640 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain reforms with respect to medicare supplemental health insurance policies; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4649 — To amend title VI of the Social Security Act to allow for the use of the Coronavirus State fiscal recovery fund to support mental and behavioral health programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Dusty [R-SD-At Large]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.4650 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for dental and oral health care benefits under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4661 — To establish a National Supply Chain Database, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Meijer, Peter [R-MI- 3]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology

H.R.4662 — To establish a National Supply Chain Database, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Meijer, Peter [R-MI- 3]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology

H.R.4669 — To expand cost sharing reductions with respect to qualified health plans offered through an Exchange, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4670 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage and payment for certain tests and assistive telehealth consultations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Veterans’ Affairs



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