POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.



S. 935 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requesting additional medical examinations of veterans who have submitted sufficient medical evidence provided by nondepartment medical professionals and to improve the efficiency of processing certain claims for disability compensation by veterans, and for other purposes; FRANKEN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, May 15.

S. 957 (PHARMACEUTICAL DISTRIBUTION), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain; BENNET; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, May 15

S. 959 (COMPOUNDING DRUGS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to compounding drugs; HARKIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, May 15.

S. 961 (EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES), to improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes; BLUNT; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, May 15.

S. 962 (REFORM), to prohibit amounts made available by the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 from being transferred to the Internal Revenue Service for implementation of such acts; HELLER; to the Committee on Finance, May 15.

S. 963 (MEDICAID), preventing an unrealistic future Medicaid augmentation plan; COBURN; to the Committee on Finance, May 15.

S. 966 (MEDICAL FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase participation in medical flexible spending arrangements; CARDIN; to the Committee on Finance, May 15.

H.R. 1982 (MEDICARE), to amend Section 1862 of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to workers’ compensation settlement agreements and Medicare set-asides under such agreements; REICHERT; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, May 15.

H.R. 1984 (BREAST CANCER), to amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options; LANCE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, May 15.

H.R. 1993 (REFORM), to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from hiring new employees to enforce the federal government’s invasion into the health care lives of U.S. citizens; FORBES; to the Committee on Ways and Means, May 15.

H.R. 2001 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans via telemedicine; RANGEL; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, May 15.

H.R. 2003 (DRUGS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of drugs intended for human use to contain a parenthetical statement identifying the source of any ingredient constituting or derived from a grain or starch-containing ingredient; RYAN of Ohio; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, May 15.

S. 972 (ICD-10 HIPAA CODES), to prohibit the secretary of health and human services replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10 in implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act code set standards; COBURN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, May 16.

S. 981 (ABORTION), to direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services, and for other purposes; MENENDEZ; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, May 16.

S. 983 (REFORM), to prohibit the secretary of the treasury from enforcing the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; CORNYN; to the Committee on Finance, May 16.

H.R. 2009 (REFORM), to prohibit the secretary of the treasury from enforcing the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; PRICE of Georgia; to the Committee on Ways and Means, May 16.

H.R. 2010 (REFORM), to amend the Affordable Care Act to apply to delegates and resident commissioners to the Congress, and to employees of committees and leadership offices of Congress, the requirement of such act that the only health plans that the federal government may make available to members of Congress and Congressional staff are plans created or offered through an exchange established under such act; BARR; jointly, to the committees on House Administration and Energy and Commerce, May 16.

H.R. 2019 (PEDIATRIC RESEARCH), to eliminate taxpayer financing of presidential campaigns and party conventions and reprogram savings to provide for a 10-year pediatric research initiative through the common fund administered by the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes; HARPER; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, House Administration, and Ways and Means, May 16.

H.R. 2022 (REFORM), to prohibit the implementation or enforcement of any requirement of the Affordable Care Act until certifications are made that taxpayer information is not and will not be used for targeting any individual or group that provides information to the Internal Revenue Service for political reasons or on the basis of political views, and for other purposes; BLACK; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, May 16.

H.R. 2023 (PUBLIC HEALTH), to direct the secretary of health and human services to develop a national strategic action plan to assist health professionals in preparing for and responding to the public health effects of climate change, and for other purposes; CAPPS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, May 16.




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