POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - Cntd


H.R.8058 — To require the Attorney General to propose a program for making treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder available to public safety officers, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH14]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.8057 — To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally. Sponsor: Rep. Jacobs, Sara [D-CA-53]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.Res.1174 — Supporting the goals and ideals of “Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Awareness Month”. Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8081 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to preserve the authority of the Secretary of the military department concerned over a member of the Armed Forces undergoing medical treatment or evaluation for medical disability, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.8078 — To ensure that prior authorization medical decisions under Medicare are determined by physicians. Sponsor: Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.1177 — Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services developing a mobility metric to guide providers in preventing mobility loss among hospitalized older adults. Sponsor: Rep. Pence, Greg [R-IN-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.1176 — Expressing support for the designation of June 19, 2022, as “World Sickle Cell Awareness Day” in order to increase public alertness across the United States and global community about sickle cell disease, the continued need for empirical research, early detection screenings for sickle cell trait carriers, novel effective treatments leading to a cure, and preventative care programs with respect to complications from sickle cell anemia and conditions related to sickle cell disease. Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.4414 — A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to publish a list of hospitals found to be noncompliance with the hospital price transparency rule. Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4412 — A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, Indian Tribes, Tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations to provide safety measures to social workers, health workers, and human services professionals performing services placing such individuals in high-risk and potentially dangerous situations, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4434 — A bill to protect the privacy of personal reproductive or sexual health information, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.4425 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a scholarship and loan repayment program to incentivize physicians to enter into the field of sickle cell disease research and treatment, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.683 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

H.R.8100 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire psychiatrists; Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.8111 — To protect the privacy of personal reproductive or sexual health information, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Jacobs, Sara [D-CA-53]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8113 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to eliminate certain charges under the TRICARE dental program for members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.8129 — To give the Federal Trade Commission authority over certain tax-exempt organizations; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8130 — To direct the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct an annual study on health care competition and consolidation at the State level; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8131 — To amend the Pension Funding Equity Act of 2004 to repeal the antitrust exemption applicable to graduate medical resident matching programs; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.8132 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Obamacare ban on provider-owned hospitals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.8133 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to address incorrect billing by off-campus hospital locations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.8134 — To eliminate the inpatient-only service list; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.8135 — To require the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the effects of anticompetitive contracting clauses in contracts between health insurers and health care providers and to determine actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice relating to the use of such clauses in such contracts and to assess their ability to effectively enforce the Federal antitrust laws with respect to such use; Sponsor: Rep. Spartz, Victoria [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary



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