POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 741 (TRICARE), to require the secretary of defense to develop and implement a plan to provide chiropractic health care services and benefits for certain new beneficiaries as part of the TRICARE program; ROGERS of Alabama; to the Committee on Armed Services, Feb. 15.

H.R. 743 (ANTITRUST), to restore the application of the federal antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect competition and consumers; DEFAZIO; to the Committee on the Judiciary, Feb. 15.

H.R. 752  (SUBSTANCE ABUSE), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a drug-free workplace information clearinghouse, to support residential methamphetamine treatment programs for pregnant and parenting women, to improve the prevention and treatment of methamphetamine addiction, and for other purposes; MCNERNEY; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Feb. 15.

H.R.. 762  (REFORM), to repeal Title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce; BLACKBURN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, Feb. 15.

H.R. 763 (HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDERS FEES), to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; BOUSTANY; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Feb. 15.

H.R. 779 (REFORM), to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and to amend Title 5, United States Code, to establish a national health program administered by the Office of Personnel Management to offer federal employee health benefits plans to individuals who are not federal employees, and for other purposes; ISSA; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Rules, Appropriations, and House Administration, Feb. 15.

H.R.781  (MEDICARE), to amend Title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on Medicare cards; SAM JOHNSON of Texas; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Feb. 15.

H.R.794  (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under Medicare; SCHAKOWSKY; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Feb. 15.

H.R. 800  (MEDICARE), to amend Part B of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare; WHITFIELD; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Feb. 15.



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